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Listening

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

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  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!

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

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  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!

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

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  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!

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  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!

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

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  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.

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

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  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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