Hold fast to dreams

For if dreams die

Life is a broken-winged bird

That cannot fly.


Hold fast to dreams

For when dreams go

Life is a barren field

Frozen with snow.


Langston Hughes

This poem has been an inspiration for me since I was in Junior High. It used to hang on my bedroom wall. It reminds to me to keep on.  To follow my heart and my dreams even when it seems like I’ll never make it.

I recently checked out a Shel Silverstein book for my son at the library. I had forgotten how much I liked his poetry. Here is the poem that has been keeping me inspired and upbeat this last week:

Put Something In

Draw a crazy picture,

Write a nutty poem,

Sing a mumble-grumble song,

Whistle through your comb.

Do a loony-goony dance

‘Cross the kitchen floor,

put something silly in the world

That ain’t been there before.

Shel Silverstein

Do you have dreams that you’ve held onto? What are your dreams?
Write me in the comment section.


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