Poetry Gifts

I have been writing poems and putting them in cards and frames since I was a kid. Giving these as gifts, I find that most people remember or still have a poem they received. One that I particularly like to gift is the poem Equilibrium. This is my favorite inspirational poem in my collection, and I am sharing it again as we get close to the holidays.

Be inspired to give gift of poetry

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Ask & let go

I sent my wishes out into the universe
With a prayer because God only knows
Both my intention and what must happen
And I let go.. willing to accept His wisdom

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Gold & Green

I’ve been a #SharingwithWriters subscriber and contributor for almost 10 years, and I am very happy to give back to the wonderful Carolyn Howard-Johnson and the Author community by designing this new look for the Newsletter.


I enjoyed creating this with Carolyn’s website branding colors and here’s what I think about the significance of gold & green:

Carolyn truly is the gold standard for curating and sharing “How To” content. She never misses an opportunity to ask “How did you do that?” followed by “Would you like to share?”. If you read her Newsletter, you’ll see it is packed with valuable insights and great Tips for writing, editing, publishing, and promoting. She’s all about doing things frugally and always shares information about what is FREE. So green and all the shades of it, must be a reminder to Authors about saving money by doing things the frugal way.

It is fun to work with colors, and I hope more writers will find gold and green in Carolyn’s wisdom.

Samanthi Fernando

Subscribe to Sharing with Writers: send an email to HoJoNews@AOL.com with the subject “Subscribe” |  Frugal Book Promoter logo design by Chaz DeSimone

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The date
Was marked
In my heart
And deep down
I didn’t want to be alone
But it was
The kind of day
With a lot to do
And no-one to talk to
So I let it go
With a sigh
Didn’t even
Want to write
And then I found
A sweet surprise
Words of hope
Just for me
From a friend
Who didn’t know
And I thought
With a smile
This, I’ve got to write..
There are no coincidences
When we have angels

Remembering Saumya (Sam) – the spirit of your love lives on, touching our hearts with friendship unlimited.

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Bay Breeze

Listening to the leaves
Ushers in a sense of peace
As the sun pushes through
A cloudy start
With warm sentiment
And the cool breeze
Rushes to greet me
Like an old friend
Between buildings


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