Knowing Some

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Always stationery

Relationships stagnant

Nothing changed

We were the same

Years ago

Or weren’t we

Who knows

I haven’t seen you

You haven’t seen me

Only small talk in between

Through wires

Seen and unseen

Even if we don’t

Know each other

We certainly know

The stories

So do we develop healthy

Or stay the same

-Jennie Nawrocki

Where?

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It is there

Where?

Over there

Where?

Can’t you read

Where?

It is so obvious

Where?

See right here

Where?

Unbelievably easy

Where?

I can’t help you out now

Where?

You need to know

Where?

You are late

Where?

Too late

Where?

Ugh!!!!!!!!

Ugh!!!!!!!!

-Jennie Nawrocki

Transitions

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Transitions

Can be awkward

Exciting

Unexpected

Uncomfortable

Smooth surprises

Difficult

Easy

Horrible disasters

Without doubt

Well planned

Unorganized

Blessings

But without them

They slow progress

Boredom develops

Growth stumps

Stagnant cess pools

Build mountains of work

So prepared

or not

Life changes

Are you going to roll with it?

Only if I stand with why.

-Jennie Nawrocki

Be Healthy

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We used to be

A melting pot

Now some call us

A mixed salad

Where each ingredient

Stands out

But nothing was equal

White privilege

Or lettuce dominated

To be true

And honor

All cultures respectfully

We need a new term

Simply put

In a day

Several meals

Could occur

Mixing balances of ingredients

So we are not one

Jumbled dish

But a balanced diet

Where to be healthy

Eat in moderation

Value the rainbow

Of colors

If you must cook

Process as little as possible

For food is best savored

In its natural state

– Jennie Nawrocki

In other words be yourself.

Who?

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Who?

I want to do?

I want to go?

But why?

For yourself?

For someone else?

Who does it help?

How many people does it support?

Just people or environment too?

Maybe even animals benefit?

Could it be tweaked?

Or is it just for family?

Remembering the butterfly effect?

We are not alone?

So I ask who?

-Jennie Nawrocki

The Plan

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When formulating

A new start

A new way to

Conduct business

Think of all

The possibilities

Good bad

Or indifferent

For one

Who is thorough

Is the one

Who succeeds

Because they

Can always say

I have a plan

-Jennie Nawrocki

Emotional Roller Coaster

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Inside your emotions

Which are increasing

In their intensity

Morphing your

Physical characteristics

Amping energy levels

Even spiking adrenaline

How to proceed

There are times

To give in

And let passions

Run wild

But not every time

For the one who

Controls their emotions

Like volume

On the radio

Doesn’t burn out

Their speakers

During mediation

All the time

A conscientious person

Adjusts it to

Create an atmosphere

Just like you decide

If your emotions

Will ruin the purpose

Of the event

-Jennie Nawrocki