MONDAY RAMBLE

August 7, 2017

We allow our illusions to crush our hopes.  Isn’t it time we reversed the equation?  Where does YOUR hope come from- Martha L  Shaw 8-7-17 #mondayramble


MOVING ON!

August 7, 2017

My Birthright

I live in hope of the Light,

Therefore, it is mine.

The illusion of darkness

Is no more!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2014

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RESTORATION

August 5, 2017

Cry

Tears are like refreshing rain

Restoring the parched land of the soul

And welcoming new life.

By Martha L Shaw ©8-29-2015

By Martha L Shaw – ©2015


CASUAL? You? I Laugh!

August 5, 2017

You say you love me.

You say you are casual,

not judging,

yet your list of rules to live by forbids me to be me!

In sadness I tried to be

somebody else,

but in relief and joy

I WALK AWAY WITH MY CREATOR

seemingly alone

yet never unaccompanied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


FOOL FOR YOUR DREAM

August 4, 2017

A disability disrupted my career and forced me to face my lifelong dream, insane? POSSIBLE!

Annika Perry's Writing Blog

20170519_161938‘It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.

It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.

It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon. I want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain!I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own, without moving to hide it or fade it, or fix it.

I want to know if you can be with joy, mine or your own, if you can dance with wildness and let the…

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SOS! I NEED YOUR HELP!!

August 1, 2017

a cooking pot and twisted tales

I would like to crave your indulgence and support. You know the greatest hurdle that lies before any indie-writer is not about getting the book written and published; it’s selling the book. Marketing is a humungous task.

Help, Assistance, Support, Community

Most of us would be enthralled to simply focus on spewing out the words and hoping the books will somehow sell themselves, unfortunately in the self-publishing business, it simply doesn’t work that way and all the best wishes from others don’t sell any books. What works is a pragmatic approach.

As most of you know, I just published my second poetry book ‘Unbridled,’ and going by experience gained from the first book Out of The Silent Breath – which was supported by several friends in this space and helped to instil my confidence to forge ahead – I have to buckle down, dig in my heels and jump into doing the needful.

As…

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DANCING IN THE REIGN

August 1, 2017

I heard

the applause of many angels

reign down on a dance floor

glowing

with the stars in gentlemen’s eyes

as the ladies danced in satin gowns

and their best diamonds!

No other light was needed.

By Martha L Shaw – ©  2017

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