Sunday, 14 June 2009

Return

In autumn, shall we walk?

 

You don’t feel like going, I can tell.

There’s much to do of consequence;

houses, youtube, twitter, email;

 

it’s warm here, you’re entranced

but Ithaca calls, there’s no choice!

 

Cut loose,

 

wave goodbye to neighbours;

say toodle-oo to a setsquare home

and head out onto a narrowing lane

 

past woods, puddles, rivers,

dappled shade and cows in clover.

 

No looking back.

 

Come on, leg it.

We’ll go for a way

along your special trail.

 

Put down pencil, paper, books

because very soon now, go you must.


13 comments:

  1. A setsquare home: nice. - another jl

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  2. I will add no words, just a smile. :)

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  3. makes we want to pick up and go! :D

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  4. How sharp the call for "cutting loose" of all comfortable and just depart!!
    Wonderful expressions!!

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  5. Really like this poem, just gives a good message about breaking free.

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  6. liked the poem and thought of this pic, not sure if it fits with what you were thinking but it's what the poem makes me feel http://pinterest.com/pin/126593439497758606/

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  7. May nature be our youtube, twitter, paper, houses and pen and all the rest :)

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  8. Leaving now...such peace.

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  9. This is nice ... I could use a walk like this :)

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