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Words of Encouragement [a poem]

By Forrest Rivers | Featured Contributor


All we are
Is stardust
And fractals
Of cosmic waves
Dancing in a sea
Of love

Life has meaning
A message
And a sacred rhythm
That drums to the beat
Of one

I used to be afraid
I used to run from the world
I used to fear the haunting specter
Of failure
But then I came to see
My mind was my own worst enemy
And that what I truly feared
Was none other than my own mortality

So,
To live life
I had to first accept death
And to find success
I had to come to believe
That the only failure
Is not finding the courage
To chase your dreams.

β—Š

Author Bio
Author Bio

Forrest Rivers is a writer, teacher, and speaker who lives in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. His forthcoming book, COVID-19 and Humanity’s Spiritual Awakening, is set to be released on February 23rd, 2021 and will be available on Amazon. You can connect with Forrest via email [forrestrivers4@gmail.com] or through his blog.

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