Beacon – Author Elizabeth Daniel

 

Dear child,

Wish I could fight your demons,

One by one,

Things we’re so much easier,

Back when all I had to do,

Was check under the bed and in closets,

Assuring monsters would never harm you,

Tucked in with a story,

Everything was safe in your kingdom,

With age,

Comes many different battles,

Adolescence has dragons of its own,

Peer pressure can feel like a pressure cooker,

As you forge an identity of your own,

Emotions run high,

And heartaches come at a price,

Nothing quite tastes like the bitter sting of heartbreak,

That’s one challenge I cannot face for you,

Although I’d do anything in my power,

To spare you from that ache,

Life can be unkind,

I would like to say it gets less confusing,

I’m afraid that’s not the case,

However, there is a certain truth,

When the waters get rough ahead,

I’ll be the lighthouse,

Guiding you.

 

© Elizabeth Daniel

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Excerpt from Diary of a Poet


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About the Author

From a very young age, Elizabeth knew she was meant to be a writer. Around 8 or so, she started with little poems inside birthday cards. As years went by, poetry became her safe haven in a world full of chaos and beauty. Through written words, she found her voice. A voice according to doctors, she was never supposed to have. Today at 34, she still re- reads those poems from the early days. Now housed on her bookshelf in old binders.

Visit Elizabeth’s Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/elizabeth-daniel.html

Free to Read on Kindle Unlimited: www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0X060E



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