Creative Corner: Highlighting Local Artists in September

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Creative Corner: Highlighting Local Artists in September

“Purification” by Alan Fisher

It's a matter of purification
Of the heart and the mind
Of developing your own integrity
So that you're gentle and kind

Of letting insults and criticism
Pass right on through
While you remain transparent
To thine own Self be true

Light enough to float above
The problems of the day
And to radiate love
Whatever comes your way 

“I” by Alan Fisher

Can you feel the vibration? It's the rhythm of life
For most it goes unnoticed 'till they're under the knife
But while the heart is beating and you are yet alive
Become conscious of that Source from which all of life derives

The flowers you admire, the sunshine of your day
The touch of your sweetheart, the silence when you pray
The breath you take for granted, the clouds up in the sky
The essence of your being, the person you call "I".
Image from pxfuel.com

“God” by Alan Fisher

Whenever you doubt that God exists
Look in the mirror and touch your face
When you try to hold your breath for long
The lungs will soon replace

We're awesomely made to work just fine
We are aspects of the Divine
It's as close as hands and feet
This one heart, one mind

We are love, we are perfect
We are the life within
This is the Garden here on earth
Let go, let God, give in
Alan Fisher and friend Carl Stedmond discuss their experience of “awakening” in life.

How to submit to Creative Corner:

Are you an aspiring writer, poet or artist? Or maybe you want to try your hand at any of the above? We want to share your art! Read directions on how to submit your work below:

For submissions: Send your short story or poem (150 words or less) or a photo of your artwork to Rebecca.Fending@lifestylesafter50.com with the words “Creative Corner” in the subject line. Please include which Florida city you currently live in to ensure that your work will be published in your local edition. Artwork must be before the 15th of every month, otherwise it will be held as potential news for the following issue’s publication. Include your name, phone number and address. Work is published on a basis of what space is available. 

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