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Saturday, May 21, 2016

A Girl, A Book, A Beach. Reflecting on it all.

Well, I finally did it.

I put my feet in the sand and read.

I read my poetry book. My very own book, in my hand, on the beach!

    It was a moment I had been looking forward to for months. It signified something special for me,

almost hard to define. I had early visions of moving to/ living on the beach when I first started

writing. I love how being near the ocean makes me feel. For this trip, I envisioned reading my book

and then writing some more poetry for my next book. I did write a few poems later, but on the

morning I read my book on the beach I was overwhelmed. I was brought back to the emotions I was

feeling when I wrote the poems. To what was happening in my life, both outer and inner.

     I sat there, reading through my poems, and I felt such gratitude for the opportunity to write, to put

my work out there. I felt awe and a growing thankfulness for being able to reach others through my

writing. What an amazing thing!

    So, while I don't have a new poem today, I have a few memories to share below. Thank you for

being part of my journey as a poet/writer/listenertohersoul. Feeling supported makes the heart glad!

Much Love!

Below you see me with my second poetry book, Echoes of Moonlight. If you'd like to check it out, go here:

     How about that sunrise?? Pure inspiration!