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My Journey Into Words

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My Journey Into Words

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Sometimes, I am afraid of my thoughts,
     Ideas swirling and whirling in my head;
Poems and stories, visions and dreams,
           Twisting, spinning, moving and changing.                              

                         I always need paper and pen.

Since I was a child the words have flowed,
     Like the seeking water of a forest stream;
It frightens me and at the same time amazes me,
             I am unable to ever stop that I know for sure.

                         This is my writing journey.

It is part of me, it is like breathing clean air,
     Like a dam ready to burst the words are waiting;
They overflow and engulf everything in their release,
               It is all about emotions, feelings and messages,

                         This is my life's destiny.

Like giant crashing waves hitting a distant shore,
     The words sweep over me, swallowing my world;
I am not even aware of what I will create with my pen,
               At times it begins with just one beautiful word.

                         This is my need and passion.

And like a thing with a mind of its own it grows,
     The pen drips with the words, the mind and pen mingling;
And when I read what I have created my tears flow,
                I hang my head with the enormity of it.

                           This is my writing journey.


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August 2, 2013

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Written for the contest, Your Journey, Michael J. Falotico

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  1. Date: 8/4/2013 1:06:00 AM
    this is fantastic, And so sincere. Michael is sure to love it, as did I? You are so aware of your life mission Constance. What a talent!

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 12:04:00 AM
    Nicely done. Definitely a work of art

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 11:46:00 AM
    Woooooooow This is poetry my friend great poem poet

  1. Date: 8/2/2013 9:03:00 PM
    I really love the way you write, your descriptions are so perfect and full of life and emotion! I truly enjoyed reading this awesome poem this evening! What a marvelous piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/2/2013 7:26:00 AM
    My spirit is deep as an ocean, focused as a river and calm as a lake as I travel the meandering river of life . . . .