Grab a cup of tea or coffee (oh what the heck, get a danish too!) and sit a spell. You might want to grab your notebook and pen because you never know when you will be inspired to write down a quote, or jot down a poem of your own. Words are like that, they take you on a journey and the next thing you know you are breathing life into your own magical world of words.

Friday, October 4, 2019

OctPoWriMo Day 4

Today's prompt is Caged. If you have never read, Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou, I highly recommend it.

Photo by MDragonwillow

of my
own making
open the door
fly free and be who I am meant to be
my throat opens and the words flow out now
creative me
dancing me

Hop on over to the other OctPoWriMo participants and share word love along the way.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

OctPoWriMo Day 2

Screaming - Art by MDragonwillow
So why didn't they love me? 
Was I selfish, unkind, self absorbed, what?  Too needy? Too much? 
I've heard that before, that I'm too much
too loud, too expressive

too emotional...  just too much.

too dependent 
too independent 
too demanding 
too controlling
too too too much
I take up space I breathe air I am enough I am enough

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Dark Night of the Soul

I am using art to help me process this breakup and the above piece was created with my non-dominant hand from an exercise from Toni Bart in Tamara Laporte's Life Book Creativity and Wellness Summit.

"Dark night of the soul"
Searching in the dark
trying to find
who I am
after all this time

voice stifled
choking in my throat
clawing my way up
clawing my way out

what will I find
deep in the dark
who I've been
who I'll be

the words are  crawling
bit by bit
finding their way up
finding their way out

light seeps through the cracks

You can find the poetry prompts on OctPoWriMo. Visit the other poets and share word love along the way.  If you leave a comment here, make sure you leave a link so I can visit you as well. 

Morgan Dragonwillow

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