Uplifting Poems & Inspirational Poetry

Excerpted from The Elusive Here & Now



How our life
Turns out to be
Should not be deemed
A mystery

The epic saga
Will unfold
According to
The beliefs we hold

Merely accepting
A belief as true
Invests attention
In that view

After which
The world will show
What it is
We think we know

On this proof
The ego grows
Inflated by
This thing it knows

As it grows
Our minds close
And we see only
What we chose

Other views
No matter how pristine
Remain obscure
And can’t be seen

We can’t change
And we can’t grow
‘Till we look beyond
What we know

Our beliefs are reflected
In the world outside
Let your life
Be your guide

Question all
You take for granted
We only harvest
What’s been planted.

Dan Coppersmith


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The Elusive Here & Now

The Elusive Here & Now uplifting poetry book contains 23 insightful poems and 42 vibrant color nature photos, all created from Dan's life journeys of self-growth and awakening. This book offers inspiring perspectives on life, reality, and the choices we make.

Dan's poetry gently opens eyes and hearts with ideas about who we are, how we create and what it's like to be human.

It is a great carry around book and a perfect gift for all who seek inner peace and healing.
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