Until the Next Flower – By ElizaBeth Coira

Hope you all had a wonderful Earth Day weekend! And thank goodness everyday is Earth Day! Afterall, Earth happens to be the Great Common Ground we’re all living on, here in the now and present. Please enjoy “Until the Next Flower.” I was honored to share it this weekend at the Earth Day Celebration & Community Festival in Spokane, WA 🙂

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There is no light
That summer brings
Greater
Than the One

The Light of Love
Illuminates us
Equal, shimmering
In the sun

Do you remember
All you people
The promise
We once held

Far too many
Have forgotten
Turned from paradise
To hell

But paradise
Still exists
Open up
Your lives

Turn off the clutter
Hate-filled noise
Tune in to Nature’s
Simple joy

Her paths will open
Up your wonder
Fields and forests
Play

Smile and flow
Like rivers roll
And Love will bloom
Again

In you

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New Feb 2017 Workshops! Loving You~Loving Life~Tapping the Well Within

I hope You can join us for a Valentine’s edition of my creativity, visioning & goal-planning workshops! You’ll learn a simple, fun, accessible approach to cut through the clutter, attune to your intuition, & honor Your unique gift of life in a nurturing circle. Let’s stop wasting time with the whims & suggestions of others. There is only one You…Are You listening to her/him? 💜

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Love comes in so many forms, through so many teachers, and is unconditionally Yours. What if I told You all the Love You could ever need rests not outside, but rather right within You? Could You embrace this Love, this possibility in Your own life, as a simple idea and guide?

Join writer, poet, photographer, and facilitator ElizaBeth Coira for a loving, creative approach to self-discovery, goal-planning, and authentic artistic self-expression. Honor Your intuition, re-align priorities, and nurture the essential You with the Love that blooms brightest. Through artistic play and reflection, we’ll invite our hearts, heads, and spirits to come into a greater sense of balance; clearing out the clutter to witness the wisdom pulsing through each of us…stemming from our very own beautiful sense of wellness and Love within.

Are You ready to explore, envision, and embrace those whispers of Love, Joy, Wisdom, and Guidance welling up in…

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NEW YEAR – By ElizaBeth Coira

Cheers!

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Can we Love
Without the weight
Of worry
guilt
control
and fury

Can we soar
Without the cage
Of hate
and fear
Please tell me
Dear

What is it
We’ve been doing
Playing at
Through the years

Though it’s been done
By so many
For so long
As we awake

Today
New choices
Await us

They are
Sun-ripened
Ready
For picking

I think I’ll walk
A while
wander
Roll around
Bask
In the glow

Of All
New day
New year
Possibilities

Let’s wait
No more
To embrace
Weightless

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BEACONS OF LOVE – By ElizaBeth Coira

Wishing you Love, Light, Peace, & Joy this season, and in the New Year ahead! If you’re in the market for a thoughtful gift, I hope you’ll consider my gift book, Sending You My Love, available on Amazon.com today! This is just one of the loving poems shared in the book’s pages 🙂 Cheers!

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Love.
We are beacons of Love.

Love is our best defense
Against all that is not in the world
Both the seen and unseen
Known and unknown

Love is our best offense
Against those forces that try to force Us
To not be our beautiful
Amazing selves

Our best selves
Our free selves
Our soaring selves

Yet, with Love there is no need
For defense or offense

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FINGERPRINTS – By ElizaBeth Coira

could god be what we do to each other?

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An embryo
I yawn
Stretch open
Reaching
Yearning
To make my mark

Both what I’m given
And what I create
What I brush up against
What I embrace

This is the making
Of human
Fingerprints
Though as I stare
At a tree

I notice the rings
Like my index fingers
Akin

Perhaps
We too
Are family

God
What we do
To each other

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STAND UP STRONG GIRL – By ElizaBeth Coira

All days of my life I grow so tired
Of the assaults, insults, mistakes
Injuries, injustices, hatred, fear
Flung at me simply for being female
We must stand up
Together
Strong
#DayoftheGirl 2016

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I don’t need
Stilts or stilettos
To teeter totter
My way through life

I don’t need
A pale withered frame
To drag me down
As I wander around

I don’t need
Dainty day clothes
I’m not here
To play your game

I don’t agree
To run your race
Houses and TV’s
Mean little to me

What do I need
A strong heart
Strong base
Strong head
Strong legs
To get me where I’m going

What do I need
Fresh air
Sunshine
Wide open space
To be as I please

What will it take
To love myself
Stand up
Strong girl
To sad society

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