Shawn L. Bird

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poem-embracing October 23, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 1:06 am
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Here we are

embracing our passion for words

learning from craftsmen

risking ourselves on the page

and handing the paper for critique.

Here we are

together for celebration of what we are

who we are


powerless to resist the compulsion

powerful enough to create worlds.


14 Responses to “poem-embracing”

  1. Reblogged this on Writing Wings For You and commented:
    This is a poet’s perfect truth .
    Words matter and we know it.
    It IS WORTHit!
    Thank you Shawn.

  2. russtowne Says:

    Reblogged this on A Grateful Man and commented:
    I believe there is much truth this piece.
    With Love,

  3. There comes a point, when the brain is fried with fatigue, yet the words, the right words, seem to appear on the screen.

  4. EnglishLitGeek Says:

    Reblogged this on English Lit Geek and commented:
    Great poem…works for me too while I’m taking my fiction class online now.

  5. Love the repetition of “we are”.

    Beautiful. I am a fellow poet looking to connect. Happy to follow!

    My poetry is found here:

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