I wrote Still Blooming on January 1, 2013…
For a few years I was going through difficult times, finances in particular, that triggered challenges in all areas of my life. The constant blows really took a toll on myself as well as my marriage. I had forgotten to take care of my own needs. In turn felt like I went off path searching for it somewhere else.
As strong as I knew I was and had always been, on that day I had to release the tension. Very often, when I find myself frustrated I express it creatively. Whether I write a short story or poem, simply letting my feelings out on an empty page, or pick up my camera and capture art through my lens. It may be the Pisces in me. Afterwards I feel free.
Through it all, my up and downs, I always discover lessons in my journeys. I've always called on the spirit of the Universe, my ancestors and guardian angels to guide my path when I am in doubt and they always respond in some way, shape or form. And as difficult as it may have felt during that time, I knew it would pass. I acknowledge how I feel, stay strong and keep moving. In the end I'm still blooming.
by Alyscia Cunningham
Crack of dawn,
Forgotten Needy's duties.
Empty feeling beauty.
Warnings clearly muted.
Neglected soul been looted.
Thoughts to leave,
Directions slightly clouded.
What will it be,
Both off path and doubted.
Can't live without,
Intensely yearns more grooming.
Time will tell,
Once cracked now slightly blooming.
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