What does your poetry mean to you?

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The Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C. BeautifulĀ & Meaningful as a Poem

In my poetry, I turn within to my soul, mind, and heart
I give of myself until I am torn apart
Releasing my pain, raw emotion, and sorrow
So I can reach within and find beauty tomorrow
My poetry is everything that I am, have been, will ever be
My poetry is how I live, grow, evolve, and see

Deborah A. Bowman