Hitchhikers Lullaby - A Poem

(seventeen months on the road today)

300 miles on the road today

there is no bed where I can stay

I find a place under a giant tree

mother nature is protecting me

three other travelers are already there

we have a lot of things to share

A bagpipe and a violin

the cicadas are soon joining in

a nearby river plays his part

the moon and the stars are sending energy straight into my heart

the wind is whispering his melody

the sounds of the forest are delighting me

in the distance a dog is barking but why

he wants to join the hitchhikers lullaby

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jenubouka 5 years ago

Enjoyed the short but gifted poem!

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Lisa Kramer 5 years ago from Auburn, MA

Very sweet image. It makes hitchhiking sound so appealing.

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rabecker 5 years ago

Nice, very nice. I wish I was there.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Lovely poem. Very well written. Loved it.

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instantlyfamily 5 years ago

Love it! Short and sweet with a smooth flow.

indianinajones 5 years ago

great poem i love it !!!! you are so sensibile and sweet person , all hh love youu hugssssss from me and nina dog

indianina jones 5 years ago

and you know that me and my hh dog are arround the world hitchiking for 1 year now eheeh , so nina is dog from poem i hope ahhaha hugsss

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Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

That was beautiful. You made me want to be there.

well done. Thank you.

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JT Walters 5 years ago from Florida

Hi junko,

Beautiful poem from a beautiful person.


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PADDYBOY60 5 years ago from Centreville Michigan

I love this poem. I have always wanted just to wonder and see whats over the next hill. Sleep under the stars and not worry about the everyday problems and rat race.

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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

What an exciting trek!! Awesome poem!! :)

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Tom Rubenoff 5 years ago from United States

It is amazing what one can find out on the road. Thank you

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mikeq107 5 years ago

All we have to do is be still and listen :0)

Great Poem !!!

Mike :0)

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Daisy Mariposa 5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

I love the imagery that this poem evokes. I kept looking for you under one of the trees in the photo. Great job!

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OutsideYourWorld 5 years ago from Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada

This nicely puts into the place, the joys of being in that one little spot on planet Earth, where everything is working out, and every sound just completes the feeling of the place.

Very nice! :)

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marcoujor 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

What a beautiful palette of experience you write from!

This is nice way to imagine true serenity. Thank you.

Voted UP & ABI--lovely piece, mar.

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MsDora 5 years ago from The Caribbean

Obviously inspired by the sights and sounds of nature. Beautiful!

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li smith ion-eco 5 years ago from Hermanus, South Africa

Hitchhiking sounds fun, under the giant tree. The hitchhikers lullaby and cicadas... Lovely piece, flows like the river, clean and pure.

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thost 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

This is a nice poem. Will vote up.

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Queen of the Lint 4 years ago from The Laundry Room

Enjoyed your poem!

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Anjili 4 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid

That sounds good to a tired hiker. voted up

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TattooKitty 4 years ago from Hawaii

Short and simple, yet full of gorgeous imagery...bravo!

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