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I GREET THE DAWN by Mariann Martland

As I work through the memories and truths of my childhood…

 

…there was a poignant day in my journey that will forever be in my memory as one of my most significant. Even as the sun rose, I knew its lasting impact, but then there were only 35 words I could write to mark it…



I Greet The Dawn


Today I sit in remembrance.
Recounting the innocence.
Recalling the sorrow.
I give myself up to grief.
Letting go of my protective shield.
Allowing truth to shine, to burn.
I greet the dawn with reverence.
~


Mariann Martland is discovering a voice in her life through words, poetry, art, inspiration and healing. She is learning the difference between enforced silence in the despair of loneliness and chosen silence in the beauty of solitude; how silence can create both pain and peace. She is beginning to find her voice and share her truth. She would love to connect with you on Twitter, or Facebook and on her blog ‘The Power of Silence’.





~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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