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What Is Stopping You

What is holding you back? What is stopping you? What is making you uncomfortable about asking? about wanting? about dreaming? about wishing? about expecting? about planning? about setting new goals? about learning new things? about figuring out other ways? about being your most excited self? about opening yourself up to new opportunities? New possibilities? New people? New places? A new job? Or is it a who?

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Date: 8/28/2020 4:10:00 PM
I really like the way you set this up. In addition to being funny, the concluding line generates deep thought. Nicely, nicely done, Caren. Hugs, Paul
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/28/2020 11:37:00 PM
Thank you so much Paul. I never even realized it was funny. I may have to reread this. Thanks!
Date: 6/11/2020 8:53:00 AM
Caren, I love a good poem with profound philosophical questions. There's a ray of hope and encouragement to act in there too. -Richard
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 6/11/2020 9:48:00 AM
Thank you Richard. I do like to use my mind to think sometimes. This was one of those.
Date: 3/31/2020 5:33:00 AM
I loved your poem.it is a unique,conceptual,inspiring poem...
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 3/31/2020 10:26:00 PM
Thankyou much Aamena
Date: 12/13/2019 1:04:00 AM
Finishing line made the poem perfect. Very well written. God bless you.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/13/2019 6:54:00 AM
Thank you Pratap. God bless you my new friend!
Date: 12/15/2018 11:09:00 AM
This was written so well, Caren, what you say and how you say it always has an impact. Really liked this and especially the "or is it a who"!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/15/2018 12:45:00 PM
Thank you Sandra; I always KNOW it is me, but am reluctant oftentimes to ADMIT it.
Date: 12/2/2018 8:26:00 PM
Discouraging people, it used to be; then bosses; I finally learned to claim my rightful place in this world and jumped right in...over all of them..."I got'ta be me!" Everybody...go for it!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/2/2018 10:00:00 PM
M.L., lead the charge. Make the banner. Sound the trumpets. I will be right behind you. We will wake them up and shake them up and make them be themselves in spite of themselves.
Date: 11/29/2018 5:33:00 PM
great way to end it, very thoughtful that way , Caren. Reads like a list poem and I really like that type.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 8:24:00 PM
Thank you Andrea. I had fun with it too.
Date: 11/29/2018 12:23:00 PM
Unique and thought provoking poem, Caren. A fav for me. Warm wishes~ Warren
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 1:52:00 PM
Thank you. It is what I teach all day every single work day.
Date: 11/29/2018 10:19:00 AM
I LOVE THIS!!!! ;) Here you are, still filling up my FAV list... hahaha! This is really wonderful, though, as many people never stop and ask themselves this! BRAVO! A much-needed poem!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 1:52:00 PM
We all need to do it and more than once a month probably.
Date: 11/29/2018 10:05:00 AM
Well done! Loved the ending too!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 1:53:00 PM
Thank you Kim. I had to re-read this, as I had so many comments. Thanks for the nice stop by.
Date: 11/29/2018 7:40:00 AM
Good questions...Love the concept and the message it brings...All the best Caren
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 1:53:00 PM
Thank you Arturo. Thanks for stopping.
Date: 11/29/2018 7:32:00 AM
Who IS stopping you? No stops you dear Poet.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 1:54:00 PM
I wish they would try. NOT!
Date: 11/29/2018 12:10:00 AM
Great poem, Caren. Very inspiring!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/29/2018 6:37:00 AM
Thank you Line. I was under the "tree" so to speak when I wrote it. Running out of time, and having to dash something down hard and fast. Sometimes these are my best ones.