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I've been finding myself lately
   in the pages of books
   in the silence of early morning hours
   in my daily writing
   and when I listen

I had forgotten
   how each book changes me subtly
   how early morning hours bring me peace
   how writing feeds my thinking
   and to listen

I can't wait
   to study books more closely
   to make the most of every morning
   to write my one true story
   and to listen


  1. Must have been a day for poetry; mine was silly, yours contemplative. I suspect there will be early morning writing during the entire month of March...I hope you share some of your book-learning with us!

  2. Beautiful! I can feel your excitement for this new project. Can't wait to hear where it takes you, friend!

  3. Oh, how I adore these words! Such passion and such beauty! The line I return to again and again, "to write my one true story" YES! You have a story and you must write your story. Happy listening, reading, and writing!

  4. Your poem is a lovely way to share your early morning peace with others. Happy writing!

  5. Here you are, poetically exploring yourself and who you want to be. Listening is also a great trait to have in a friend. Thanks!

  6. To hear the inner workings of your mind is a gift. You have a keen ear that finds the words from books and in your writing. Such great things you have to offer. I can't wait!

  7. "in the silence of early morning hours" - my favourite time to read and feel. Beautiful Kimberley

  8. So wonderful to hear that others cherish those early morning, not quite sun up, hours, Kimberley. Thinking, writing, reading, but listening to the morning sounds, to my thinking is a treasure. Thanks for putting it all together so beautifully.

  9. Listening in for that one true story, Kimberley, and all the versions in between.

  10. Those "early morning hours" are my favorite part of the day. Time alone to read and write and think. I love listening to your thoughts!


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