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What is the Shawn Olson Creative Arts Website?

Posted on Dec 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Shawn Olson Creative Arts is a website created, owned and maintained by Shawn Olson. It features thousands of pages of writing, photography, art, videos and more.

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The Unfaced Foe

Posted on Jan 11, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2011

A poem about the never-ending struggle to survive against invisible enemies. Inspired by a very bad flu virus I suffered.

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ancient struggle, survival, disease

Saying Goodbye to Dad

Newsletter, July 27, 2013
Posted on Jul 27, 2013 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013

Shawn Olson's Newsletter, July 27, 2013. News about my father's death.

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newsletter, don, olson, death, family

Smile on a Mask

Posted on Jun 5, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Poem to say goodbye to a love fallen apart.

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smile mask poem, poetry

too far behind

Posted on May 27, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on staying focused on goals, keeping high standards and avoiding drift.

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goals, value, poem, poetry

Into Clean Air

Posted on Feb 3, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem on regaining hope and vigor.

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poem, poetry, hope, life, revival

Remote Moments

Posted on Jan 25, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem about getting past apathy and taking control.

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poem, poetry, apathy, entropy, control

Ethan Olson

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 30, 2011

Ethan Olson is the son of Shawn Olson.

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The Answers You Seek

Posted on Jun 20, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A poem on confusion.

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confusion, answers, poetry

The idea of love

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A philosophical look at the human emotion of love, originally printed in the Messenger.

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love, self respect, relationships
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