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The Path, Your Path

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, In : Poetry 

Walking your own path

may not be easy

but it is the only path

you truly have.


Sure, you could follow

another person laying down

their idea of your path

but it'll make you feel like you're crawling.


Why not create your own path?

Letting someone else do it

takes away your ability

to see how well you can build it.


Parts of it may be brick or

even shards of broken glass

but it is yours to build

even if you're not sure how or where it leads.


No matter how you create i...

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People Will Tell You

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, In : Poetry 

People will tell you
how to live you life
how to make things happen
how to do it right

People will tell you
how to handle situations
how to be "you"
how to deal with frustration

People will tell you
"It's easy to get over"
"It shouldn't hurt as much"
"It's not a big deal"

People will tell you
things you want to hear
hurt they think is healing
ways you should see clear

What people won't tell you
is what you really need to know
The only person that can tell you
is the one that run...

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Can You See Me?

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Friday, March 26, 2010, In : Poetry 
Can you see me?
The person that I really am,
The person that I want to be,
The real me and all of me.
Can you see me?
The talents that I have,
The love that I give,
The pain that I've felt.
Can you see me?
The lessons I need to learn,
The heart that wants to love,
The mind that is sharp and clear.
Can you see me?
I may only show you one side
But I am many rolled into one.
Are you ready to see more?
Can you see me?
I take off the costume
and I let my heart breathe.
Take a...

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Who Do You Listen To?

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Thursday, February 25, 2010, In : Spiritual 

Who do you listen to?

People on the outside and

voices that aren't yours?

Maybe they know better,

you say, how could I know?

How could you not?

What is best for you

can only be determined by you.

Misteps you have made

in the past make you believe

that you don't know what's best.

Aren't mistakes part of learning?

You grow from your mistakes,

you see diamonds in the rough,

opportunities in the challenges,

so why aren't mistakes

a part of your learning curve

while you're here?

Yes, they are no fun

but they are w...

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You Have All You Need

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, In : Spiritual 
There is beauty is whatever you see
what comes into focus
what you chose to look at
you can view it through clear or cloud eyes
There is value is what you experience
the joys and the sorrows
the irritations and the natural flow
all of it makes you who you are
There is life in your dreams
they just need extra attention
and a little love and care
to breathe on their own
There is determination in your soul
it may be quiet but it sits waiting
your passion will bring it out when ready

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Your Story

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Saturday, November 21, 2009, In : Spiritual 

Sometimes you just need to rest
take a load off, put your feet up
let the world continue without you
just for a few moments, be still
Reflect on where you're headed
release the past, where it belongs
let your inner voice get louder
it has a lot of thoughts to express
You have to make a decision
about how your story is told
others may want to write your pages
but your book is your own to write
So decide what you want to say
is it poetry, a commentary or fiction?
do you want people to kno...

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I sent thoughts of love to you today

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Sunday, August 23, 2009,

I sent thoughts of love to you today
for all that you've done for me
for all that we've experienced together
for the happiness we've shared

I sent thoughts of love to you today
for all that you've said to me
for all that we've sung together
for the amazing symphonies we've created

I sent thoughts of love to you today
for all the hard times we've been through
for all the picking each other up when down
for the wounds we helped each other heal

I sent thoughts of love to you today
for all the...

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