The Dash Poem was written by Linda Ellis and is copyrighted material owned by Inspire Kindness, LLC. In general, this means that the poem may not be printed or distributed in any form without written permission from Inspire Kindness, LLC.
We understand that the Dash Poem is impactful and special and that it may seem to be for public use. We are committed to protecting and sharing the message of the poem and making a difference in the lives of others. But, the Dash Poem is protected the same as a song, best-selling novel, textbook and, yes, believe it or not, the King James version of the Bible; which is copyrighted by the British Crown.
Here are a few answers to popular questions we receive from fans of the Dash Poem.
Can I read the poem at a funeral or event?
Can I make copies of the poem?
We are inclined to provide you with permission to include the poem on your personal blog or social media platform if you include author attribution and a link to linda-ellis.com.
REMEMBER, In ALL CASES you must have written permission copy, publish or distribute the poem from Inspire Kindness, LLC.
Thank you for respecting our copyrights. We work hard to ensure that the poem retains it's original form and message in order that it may continue to touch each person in a positive way.
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