When I write, I’m in my happy place A place where I’m returning to the most purest spot in my soul Everyday I always return to the place where the best things are I may not be the most talented, creative or eloquent writer but my passion to get my words out onto paper just makes my love for this craft stronger Writing elevates my mind, body and soul It takes me to another level of complete joy I’m able to go to a place where I create things not only with my words but with my heart, my soul, my true inner voice.
Being kind and caring is a gentle art Display your inner self, share love from your heart Showing compassion is a tremendous virtue Be there for those in need, valuable words bring clear view Giving of yourself brings out all that you are Spread love and respect, in life you’ll go far.
Don’t settle in this life, push through and keep moving forward Don’t give in to doubts, push through and build up your confidence Once you’re able to push through, believe in yourself and tattoo that in your heart.
“Life offers us many opportunities some dare us to be great, some help us to reach our dreams, while others enable us to live to our heart’s content Regardless of what path opens up… take a chance, seek the unknown, bring clarity to your true purpose find out who you truly are and be the best version of yourself Share it with everyone and make a mark in this world.”
As I sit here pondering what to write, I reflected for a moment on my life. I saw my daughter’s baby picture situated on a shelf off to the left of my computer. I soon realized that my little girl will turn 17 this year…in a few more years, she’ll be 21 years old. Geez, where’d all that time go?!
I wondered what would I say to her once she gets to that age. A poem came to mind, so I figured I’d write a poem for my daughter’s future self. This is what I came up with: