Ok, here goes...another prompt.
Write 5 sets of lines beginning with this seed sentence
Once I was...; now I am...
Once I was a maiden insecure and wondering; now I am woman aware of her worth.
Once I was dreamer floating in the clouds; now I am a believer living my faith.
Once I was , a child the world my oyster; now I am a mother who serves seafood for dinner.
Once I was unfettered by learning experiences; now I am delineated by my strength because of them.
Once I was a disco dancer boogying to the beat of life; now I am a slow dancer reveling in the intimacy of life's movements.
Tags: introspection, poetry, writing