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Time to Push (a poem)

Time to Push
by Laura Di Franco

A slow roll
through the clouds
Blinking lights
make them glow
white to grey-blue to white again

My heart soars up here
light, free, luminescent
Fueled with anticipation
Softened by experience
Pregnant with joy

Ready to birth something new
Something better
Something that’ll change everything

I hire doulas this time

I stay accountable to my super-sized dreams

I rely on my enthusiasm
instead of trying to explain it

This time the soaring is grounded
in worth
in work
in sureness

This time my gold-flushed wings
are strong
and big
and full of gratitude

It’s time.

The water breaks through my doubt

I’m faced with the fear I’ll succeed
beyond my wildest dreams

I don’t have any more time to be afraid
so I push.

Laura Di Franco, MPT is a firestarter. She’s an expert in holistic physical therapy and healing, a published author, inspirational speaker, poet, blogger and third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Her programs combine the transformational tools of body awareness and therapeutic writing to reconnect you with your intuition and wake you up to the clarity you crave for your life and business. Her enthusiastic badassery will ignite the courage required to make the change you’re afraid to make. She’s the sherpa you’ve been looking for! Want a workshop that’ll give you practical powerful tools you can use to heal yourself today? Find them at And more free inspiration on her Facebook page HERE.



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