Sometimes everything has to be enscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside you. Sometimes it takes a great sky to find that small, bright, and indescribable wedge of freedom in your own heart. David Whyte

Brand New Day

on March 12, 2019

I chose this theme five years ago
Inky blue sky and far away planets
Daring new steps my inauguration
Quote on “About” gave me fair warning
Step into a river and do not expect
The same current twice

My river bore me along for a while
Waves of bright memories transformed into words
Poetry sprang singing from deep hidden well
Then drought drained inspiration
I’m back where I started but oddly ahead
Brand New Day once again.

8 responses to “Brand New Day

  1. Dale says:

    And we are so lucky that you do what you do…
    Beautifully done.

  2. vivachange77 says:

    Thanks, Dale. Without you and the Word Press community giving me feedback and encouragement I wouldn’t be set to paddle down a new river. Also without my children’s struggles that have enriched my life I wouldn’t have new chronicles to tell.

  3. I love reading your poetry. I think we all have times when inspiration disappears for a while.

  4. I’m so glad you’re here

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