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Shine On

by Julie Lacksonen about a month ago in inspirational
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Find your light

Shine On
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Find your light and shine on.


You are so much more

Than the darkness and depression

Which shadow you at times.


You are so much more

Than the tears and despair

Which flood you occasionally.


You are so much more

Than the fear and nightmares

Which haunt you many nights.


You are so much more

Than the anger and temper

Which take hold of your mind from time to time.


Find clear skies

And let your radiance glow.

Luminate and smile more frequently.

Laugh and play every day.


Find your light

And shine on.


About the author

Julie Lacksonen

Julie has been a music teacher at a public school in Arizona since 1987. She enjoys writing, reading, walking, swimming, and spending time with family.

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Nice work

Very well written. Keep up the good work!

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  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Loving your inspirational poem!

  • C. H. Richardabout a month ago

    Also, beautiful song!

  • C. H. Richardabout a month ago

    I love this!! Beautiful! We are all more than we know!

  • Excellent inspirational words

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