A Poem’s Life

No value
have these words –
splotches on white –

no meaning
structure worthless –

until eyes curious
willing to linger
invite order

add focus,
insert experience
inject emotion

paint the page
with resonance
bring a poem to life.

(A thank you to all my dear readers, whose support gives me so much encouragement and brings my words to life.)



  1. This is so beautifully said, and so true. Thank you for giving your readers such wonderful frameworks on which to insert experience and inject emotion. ❤️

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  2. There is so much strength in your words, it seeps into the psyches of others. Those who read them end up feeling not so alone anymore. Thank you for that.

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    1. What an encouraging thing to say – thank you so much. I think if we can turn our lives challenges (and victories) into inspiration for others than we have purpose. You have made my day.


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