Swaying Soothsayer

The trees are thick with secrets. Weaving traveler’s words and whispers into their branches and leaves. A guiding oracle if you lean in and listen. A thank you given with the brush of my hand against the leaves, swaying. I graciously accept the rooted wisdom cultivated by earth, sun, wind, and rain. Let the knowledge …

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Paper Bricks for Pages Blank

Dog-eared corners and worn spines on thousands I’ve stepped One after another a path of books created a foundation for me to explore, learn, and connect Along a path of paper bricks I’ve stepped Into valleys that attempt to turn lost souls into prisoners the words of others did comfort and protect Across stages where …

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Poet Spotlight and Poetry Conference

"Letters Change Hearts" by Vicki H. I am a habitual letter (note/card) writer I, too, love the tactile             connection between the             recipient and me… a thank you note for a kindness received, a sorrow shared, a memory restored             from years ago             or yesterday’s lunch a birthday note on a funny card             to remind the friend …

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Early Bird

With my eyes closed, I can fly. I can soar, high above the views that people spent millions for. First, I must ground myself. 🧘🏻‍♀️ Wishing you a healthy week. 🌞 ~Michele my image, Solana Beach, California © 2023 MyInspiredLife

Find Your Rhythm

Leave the safe shore, trust your strength, and engage your core. Listen to your intuition and know that you are supported. Enjoy your own company. Enjoy the process. ✌🏻 ~Michele my image, Solana Beach, California © 2023 MyInspiredLife

Sunday stretch

Go on without me - I need a few extra minutes to work out some kinks. Enjoy your day. 🧘🏻‍♀️✌🏻 ~ Michele my image, La Jolla, California © 2023 MyInspiredLife

Sun fractures darkness

the further I drove, the closer I got to me distance restored my equilibrium and my regard for humanity traveling toward ten thousand stars only one needed to make a wish not on the brightest,             but on one that stood out                   make a wish, I did I held tight to that wish, I did everything …

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Shake things Up

Shaken for several generations Longer than any of us can remember Always the same scene captivating A final shake made the globe break Familiar scene fractured predictability shattered Magic poured out into the streets Some cried over the loss of same Others rejoiced We are free! Once made, snow globes never change. Unlike the big, …

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Mornings like this

Poetry exists for mornings like this The jasmine is bursting Orange tea leaves are steeping A gentle rain is falling One drop now thousands Last night’s wishes offered to the stars on me, now fall Your essence etched across my heart I retrace softly and slowly, all that you are I live for mornings like …

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A Quiet Progression

Never underestimate the quiet ones– the same trait that hushes their tongue is their superpower in a world full of loud voices clamoring to be number one. ************* I have listened I have agreed I have nodded I have conceded I have followed I have retreated I have let others interrupt I have had enough …

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