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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Sayings Inspired by Rumi!






     Hi! Thanks for stopping by. Here's what's new:I have been looking through notebook after notebook of poems and notes lately and found a tiny notepad meant to keep in your purse. I bought it last year and ended up writing a few inspired sayings in it after I bought myself a Rumi poetry book for my birthday. I am so inspired by Rumi, and love so many of his poems. I even started a board on Pinterest! I thought for today I would share some of my musings. While these aren't poems, they still evoke a sense of mood and mystery. Rather like the micropoems I have posted and read online, sometimes much can be said with very few words.
I hope you enjoy!


*Do we possess the moment or does the moment possess us? It is up to us to decide.

*Quiet moments offer wisdom a window; do not close it once it has been opened.

*Carry your vision instead of division in your heart. All dreams, all hopes, are valid.

*A question. A look. My answer is already known, because my heart is no different than yours.

*The universe is lavish to those who allow it.

*My greatest wish to be known, to be loved, and to return the favor.


I thank you again for sharing in my love of poetry and words in general. It means a great deal to me. Now off to read and write some more!

Sunday, January 24, 2016

My Poetry Plans



Hi!

I am busy writing poems again. Reading poetry, too. Do you have a favorite poet? I like Rumi.

My plans for this year include submitting to contests and completing another full-length book of

poems. I have been a bit inspired as of late to focus on affirmations and so my next collection of

poems will be themed around that. I am so excited!




I can hardly believe it is almost February already. On that note, I have written a love poem in

anticipation of Valentine's day. Here it is:



Excess



I love you to excess-

too much

so they say

but they haven't been in my shoes

haven't felt the pain I have

only to have it all washed away by a smile

a touch, a look, a word.

You saw me and I was seen for the first time

and I knew you, too

somehow.

Our dreams support each other

moonlight offers sanctuary in your arms;

I think it is fine thing

to love

to excess.







Sunday, January 17, 2016

Poetry, New Book, Dreams




Hello, and welcome to my poetry world. I am glad you are here! Today I am just enjoying going over previous poems that I have written. I have a few favorites! But, in all seriousness, each poem says something. Something about me. My feelings. My dreams. My life. In putting them together it is kind of like a diary (for me, anyway). A diary or record of my emotions and thoughts. I titled my second book after the poem below. It is a flash record of a particular sort of emotion, a tidal wave of feeling. It means something deeper to me than it appears to on the surface. Personal writing is like that.
I hope you enjoy the poem!




Echoes of Moonlight


I remember your smile
touching my inner love
and I can still hear your voice
saying my name in the echoes of moonlight
that reverberate in my soul;
it is with hunger that I feel your eyes upon me
because all my senses are unfulfilled
I am an empty shell of a woman without you
you know it's true
So I  come to you in the way of a child
trusting and earnest
hoping and waiting for a miracle, for transformation
and all it takes is one look in your eyes
for my heart to be yours.


Copyright 2015 Kimberly DuBoise


If you liked this poem and would like to read more, check out the book Echoes of Moonlight !! Available on Amazon at http://www.goo.gl/TsnqZq

Thanks for sharing in my dream!!

Friday, January 8, 2016

Welcoming Inspiration






      Welcome to my first post of the new year. I am so encouraged by the way things are

starting out. How are things going for you?

     One thing that started my year off well is that I have started writing another collection of poetry

that I hope to see turned into my third (!) book of poetry. The title even came to me, as if out of thin

air, in a moment. I might change it, but so far I like what it is: Note to Self; Poetry of Affirmation. It

feels good to be inspired again!

     I hope things are starting off wonderful for you and that this year blossoms into something

amazing.


     Below is a current poem. I hope you enjoy!




                              

                          Dreams

    

                         My dreams are mixed up with my memories
    
                         vision blurred of love and loss

                         time has no meaning but takes me

                         to where I want to be
                         
                         which is next to you.





Thank you for making my poetry writing life come true!!