SMILING SKELETONS POEM by Ross Rosenberg. Healing from Childhood Trauma. Letting Go of the Past.

  This poem reflects a latter portion of a healing process that many codependents, or those with Self-Love Deficit Disorder, choose to take. It illustrates the very important psychological milestone when a Codependent or SLD (Self-Love Deficient) is ready to face-down their consciously forgotten childhood trauma (repressed memories),  in order to accept the sad and […]

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Poem: On Becoming a Rose: The Journey to Self-Love

ON BECOMING A ROSE: THE JOURNEY TO SELF-LOVE  Inspired by Anaïs Nin.  “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” Breaking through to self-love is the most difficult journey for paralyzed and anxious rose bud people, whose roots are deeply […]

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Heaven Is In The Ripples

Seven years ago I was asked by a friend if I was “religious and if I believed in God?” As a (formerly) practicing agnostic I quickly answered:”no.” However, I defended myself by explaining that I lived my life according to universal principals of “right and wrong” (as I understood them). Because I believed that our […]

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Learning to Fly Poem by Ross Rosenberg

LEARNING TO FLY Crack! Out of the canon I shoot In a single split second I explode outwards Upwards Into the great unknown space Toward places never before dreamt of As I rise to new heights Glide toward the heavens I am liberated to move in new directions To explore what has been hidden And […]

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The Will to Survive: Poem and Photo by Ross Rosenberg

The Will to Survive The old oak tree stands tall but crooked. It’s cracked, coarse, creviced surface. reflects the assault of the seasons The rain, heat and snow of seasons yonder grate at its surface with diamond sharp teeth. Digging in Leaving permanent marks. In defiance the tree stretches, Grows and moves skyward. Its roots […]

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Smiling Skeletons. A Poem About Healing and Transformation by Ross Rosenberg

Smiling Skeletons (A Poem about Healing and Transformation) By Ross Rosenberg Walking down the usual paths in my life, without a thought, without a plan, I unexpectedly found myself mysteriously drawn toward the direction of my childhood home. This repository of childhood dreams, was barely recognizable and frighteningly familiar. Although ladened with bittersweet memories I […]

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