Waking and Dancing with Grief

Samantha Wallen
1 min readApr 12, 2018

a gray morning band
of clouds gathers in the sky
plays melancholy

loud enough to wake
something feral inside me
a grand refusal

to live numb and small —
grief moves me in jangled ways
to dance from the soul

Samantha Wallen, MFA is a poet, writer, restorative writing mentor, book coach and the Founder of Write In Power. Her work focuses on restoring the human spirit one word at a time…

Samantha Wallen

Poet, writer, writing & book coach — Seeking to restore the soul of our world one word at a time…