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WOMAN AS I by Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg


‘Woman am I’, was written to embrace the both sides of my “She”…

I see my fallings and my risings, always bringing me back to the peace of my soul. My writing explosion of poetry has been recent, since the ending of a 20-year marriage 3 years ago. It left me broken, bruised and feeling a pain so unbearable I thought I would never get through it.

Even when I feel the pain of all that has happened to me, I see the strength that has delivered me, and bringing me to the releasing of my soul through writing.    
Art by Shiloh Sophia

Woman as I

Woman am I,
I see the opening-
like a slit of light,
against my black.
I touch it and,
it floods through who I am.
Woman am I,
feeling my fear,
but pressing forward-
with diligence,
through every tear,
I've come to realize-
pain becomes my delivering strength,
it moves me to compassion.
I will not belittle myself,
Woman who I am-
I see my failures turn to conquests,
as I turn to my sacred place-
in me...
my conscious understanding,
moving pass the human mirror of me-
delicately seeing my peace,
through to the opening of my soul.
~
Art by Shiloh Sophia


Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg: About 3 years ago, I was awakened from my slumber, though it was a devastating breaking point in my life, I was reunited to a true relationship with my spiritual self and my gift through poetry. It is my intention to reach others by sharing my story through poetry and touching theirs. I am the Page owner of Heart’s Calling .I am also the Visionary Poet for the Facebook Magazine "Women as Visionaries with Lore Raymond" here. I recite spoken word at different venues and also host a monthly Creative Writing Circle using the space for women to bring out their inner release through written word. I am currently working on publishing a book of my poetry. I can be contacted through my Heart’s Calling Facebook page here.


~If you are interested in seeing your poetry appear in this blog, or submitting a poem by a woman that has inspired you, please click here for submission guidelines. I greatly look forward to hearing from you!~ 

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