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From The Pen Within

From The Pen Within

written by: Jill Sharon Kimmelman


Write from your soul
write because you don’t know how not to
write to nourish your spirit

Write when you soar with unparalleled elation and
when you are engulfed by a sadness so deep…there are no tears

Write for the freedom it promises and
when writing is the only way to scale the walls of your prison

Write about truths
pay no attention to rhyme schemes…line-breaks…genres…
word games…prompts…and syllable counts

Write from sun-up-to-sun-down and-
deep into another dark espresso night

Write because you must…when the choice to not write
will be the certain death of your spirit

Jill Sharon Kimmelman

Jill Sharon Kimmelman

Jill Sharon Kimmelman is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee in Poetry (2017 & 2021). She has been nominated for Best Of The Net 2018. Beginning in 2020, Jill has contributed back cover text to several individual poetry books & an ever-growing collection of anthologies. Several of her poems, including “Let Peace In” have been the framework for her playlist of poetry videos crafted by Sparrow Productions of Sri Lanka, Annette Tarpley, founder of Of Pop Star Poets, Lisa Joy Tomey, of Prolific Pulse Press, LLC. & Elizabeth O Ogunmundede. Her debut, “You Are The Poem”, released in November 2021, is a unique, 3-themed collection, poetry & art book. Jill’s passions include reading aloud, “cooking from the heart”, dramatic & musical theatre, lively book discussions, & photography of food & flowers. Her culinary arts background is evident throughout her poetry & in conversations. She lives in Delaware, USA with her husband Tim, and is a proud mother of her son Jordan.
Jill Sharon Kimmelman

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