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Do It!

This poem was inspired by one of my best friends who is doing a self-improvement exercise of changing her mind in 30 days. She is reading a lot of books by people like John C. Maxwell and Steven Covey.  One of her Blackberry status messages was about her potential and using her creativity more.  I wrote this poem based on being inspired by that status message.  I was expecting the poem to speak more directly to her, and it was going to be a surprise gift in her inbox…but all creative people know that these things take a life of their own. The poem went in a slightly different direction, but I’m glad about how it turned out.  It is now a challenge for all creatives – and potential creatives – to come out of their shells and to DO IT!

Do It!

Creativity gives wings

Makes you sing…

Or dance

Or chant ….

Alchemists spinning

Gold pieces out of

Straw snippets of

Random thoughts

Tied together in

Ways that only you can….

I dare you!

Break off the mould –

Snap the chains of mediocrity

Enslaving thoughts cruel Taskmasters,


Into conformity

Quenching the internal spark

Of ingenuity

Forbidding the eating of the fruit

Of originality….


Emancipate that spark ….

Liberate that spark….

Set that spark free…

Fan into stark brilliance

Seen for miles around ….

Let your creativity burn

Never concerned with others’ opinions –

Their attempts to box you in

Tie you down

Discard you like yet another

Piece of useless trash…

Mash down the walls

Set your soul aflight

Let your words go…

Light as a feather…

In any time or whether

People frown or fret…

Don’t sweat…

Just go to the edge

Of your creativity

And jump off….

Flight starts when

Feet leave the ground

In Faith…

Right start when you

Make the first step…

Don’t be afraid….

Don’t be dismayed..

No one writes like you

Sings like you

Moves your body the way you

Do when you

Channel creativity

Through the core of your body…

No one does you

Better than….


SO we applaud you

As feet leave the ground…

And we watch





About PassionPoet

Wordsmith. Spoken word artist. I inhale words and exhale poetry.....


2 thoughts on “Do It!

  1. Today, while I was at work, my cousin stole my apple ipad
    and tested to see if it can survive a thirty foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My iPad
    is now destroyed and she has 83 views. I know this is entirely
    off topic but I had to share it with someone!


    Posted by menage Sur bordeaux | September 21, 2014, 10:28 AM

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