Replenished

Replenished short poem

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Despite the insistence of what is more than one day.
Are life challenges worth.
They will continue on.
With all the twist and turns of your journey.

It is the innate compass of guidance placed in all of us.
Keep your faith.
Don’t give in.
Crawl if you must.
Just don’t grow faint in the process.

You are life’s blue print, within always look.
Deep within to that inner compass.
That’s the place of truth and happiness.
Of where true life unfolds and begins.
.
Like the cactus, that self-determined desert flower.
Deeply dependent upon inner water for its self-sustaining survival.
It’s that will and desire found within activated with hopes and dreams.
Created will be the life, fueled with faithful power.

That life will be one that is quite miraculous.

Poet’s Note:
Hope is the beginning of every step taken, along with a helping of faith moving forward when things appear the hardest. One step at a time you can make it.
Peace and Blessings.

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My name is Cheryl Denise Chandler and I have been writing for as long as I can remember. My very first publishing was through the YWCA here in Baltimore, Maryland. It was 1979 I work with the newsletter there. A couple of people on the staff took me to interview a very successful modeling agent. Mr. Travis Win-key. They had camera's, tape recorder and I performed my very first interview. I have a copy of that newsletter to this day wrapped in plastic. In 2008 I won Editors Choice for my poem “Disappointment and Anger”. Poetry. Com an affiliate of the International Library of Congress published my poem. The anthology named “Collective Whispers”.In 2010 I reached my goal of having 35 poems copy-written through the Library of Congress. This April 1,2014, I discovered April is National Poetry month. My birthday is April 7, how I never had knowledge of this is beyond me. Since then I have written 54 poems, entered several poetry contests and signed up for 3 very helpful newsletters.I won Honorable Mention from Famous Poets. My poem “My Blanket of Promise” is published in their 21st Anniversary Celebration Anthology. Famous Poets of the Heartland. The poem was also recorded on Audio CD. Famous Poets commissioned Mr. John Campbell whom is well known for playing Hamlet, in Shakespeare Plays.Just recently in this new year 2015 I have been contacted once again. Two more of my poems have been selected for Famous Poets anthologies. My poem, “Gracefully Upon Us” will be published in their antholgy Great Poems of the Western World. My poem, “Endearing Always Forever” will be published in their antholgy. Heartland Poets both will also be recorded on CD. I am so very gratefull and honored for this priveledge.Poetry Nation selected my poem “My Shoes” to be published by Eber &Wein Publishing. Their multi-series, Across The Way. Subtitled: Rivers. December 12, 2014 Eber & Wein Publishing included me in their call, for the most accomplished amateur poets of today. I submitted my poem, “Dismiss Negativity” for their second annual, special edition anthology' Who's who In America. The Lord has truly blessed my re-entry into the poetry world.I am a member of 3 poetry communities. Poetry. Com, All Poetry. Com, and Poetry Soupsters. Com.At this time I have submitted work to 3 different christian magazines. And so very thankful to be in possession of 2015 Poet's Market. I am still entering contest as of today.
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Preeti
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Hope is the greatest blessing of god in life. Very rightly said!

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