A glimpse into the mind of a writer—
I am an origami butterfly fashioned from silk paper. Splashed with colors boldly hued. Crumpled and torn edges from the elements and time. Painfully tender from injuries suffered by friends and family. Hidden behind false layers. My sorrow watered with unfragrant memories and fresh tears.
I am an origami butterfly fashioned from silk paper. My drapes are drawn. A year in seclusion in a cocoon carefully crafted. I fight for vision beyond the image behind a gauze-covered mirror. A late sleeper, spiritually speaking. Unaware of my mission. Wrapped in the protective arms of angels. Changing and rearranging my life. Reconnecting with God.
I am an origami butterfly fashioned from silk paper. Learning of self. Learning of latent talents. Drying my tears with a sunrise of hopes God has gifted. Fashioning words to tenderly lift other souls mournful in reflection. Leaving a trail of butterfly kisses. Twinkling light for those waking from sleep. Nudging others from shadowed slumber.
I am an origami butterfly fashioned from silk paper. Splashed with colors boldly hued. Crumpled and torn edges a reminder of the distance traveled. I am harmony of light. A kaleidoscope of life. Changed in my outlook from a world of me to a universe of we.
…I am an origami butterfly ready to fly.
Sharon CassanoLochman is a writing coach who helps authors to realize their writing dreams.
Sharon believes that discovering and releasing one’s inner voice is the key to writing success.
Before starting Ontario Shore Publishing LLC, Sharon was a teacher and author—both key components toward the service and understanding of the needs of authors.
Sharon is an award-winning, best-selling author and certified publisher. She holds a BS in Elementary Education from Geneseo State University.
She continues to write fiction for adults and children and now offers mentoring and publishing programs to aid and assist beginner, intermediate and advanced writers.
When she’s not consulting with authors, you can find her penning her next novel or hanging out with her sweetheart catching early-morning sunrises and breath-taking sunsets on their beloved shoreline, walking their dogs, and gardening.
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I offer this verse with gratitude to the Universe and to you the reader. Blessings to you on this gifted day.
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