Pause for a Poem: Nymph

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Nymph You taught me swimming all those summers. Began by letting me slide off your back into the murk. Stumbled to clutch at my small shoulders as you plucked me clinging and spluttering my sudden list of injuries. Scolded: “Don’t be a crybaby. I didn’t let you drown.”   That’s how I learned to kick. … Continue reading “Pause for a Poem: Nymph”

Trust Your Inner Child to Lead You: A Poem on Going Back to Go Forward

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I was reminded of this poem while planning my next post. It’s on navigating your personal history stories along the path to living a braver and more authentic and fulfilling experience. Trust your inner child to lead you, and in doing so, you will discover a vital way forward…