March 16, 2017
By C.S.Dogood GOLD, San Juan Capistrano, California
C.S.Dogood GOLD, San Juan Capistrano, California
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Favorite Quote:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? Your playing small does not serve the world. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”

Journey of New Hope
the dirt is empty
I plan a small seed with care
its sprout travels upward
exploding out of the dirt
that small green stem is new hope

warm sunlight embrace
valley under the mountains
blue sky, no clouds seen
green grass rustles in the breeze
spring bubbles cheerfully by

Aspen Grove
leaves rustle in wind
sunlight shines through the branches
eyes in bark watch me
thousands of roots intertwined
yellow leaves contrast blue sky

See Forever
cold air fills my lungs
hard cold mountains surround me
a panorama
the canyon breaks the plateau
I strap on my skies and fly

The author's comments:

These are a collection of Tonka poems. A tonka is like an extended haiku(a 5,7,5,7,7 syllable pattern). They are about the four seasons in a beautiful mountainous place like Telluride, CO.

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