The Pathway (poem)

I wandered down this pathway all alone

To breathe in things I never felt before

With every step my heart cried out for more

A dream perhaps has scented this unknown

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What purposes would this journey help restore

What wind of thought would timelessness dethrone

What tattered place was waiting to be sown

Were mindless things this pathway breathed ignore

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So on I went to leave all else behind

As memories called play with us awhile

Distractions came and tried to cloud my choice

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Alone with pathway soul of me resigned

As in the distance wonders would compile

And in its midst a soft familiar voice

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Beautiful thoughts and great music. I love Vangelis.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Hauntingly beautiful, Martin.

You are the poet master!

DJ.


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

A lovely way to start my day; well done, Martin!


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

This is so beautiful and the music calms my soul. Thank you for sharing your gift...


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

The paths we choose to follow can lead us to so much soul searching, but happy memories, too. Lovely poem.


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AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

This poem is beautiful and so full of meaning.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

So profound and beautiful. Lovely music.

Up and more and sharing

Blessings, Faith Reaper


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Lisawilliamsj 3 years ago

This poem is beautiful! I absolutely loved it. It makes me think of certain memories that come to me sometimes, and falter my steps, on my path in life. I have found it is best to acknowledge them and then keep on trucking! Thanks for sharing, I voted up.


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mackyi 3 years ago from Philadelphia

Awesome is the only word I could find to describe this poem.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Really exotic poem!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Enjoyed this very pleasant journey


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teaches12345 3 years ago

Great view on our journey.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Wondrous as always, with your own characteristic flair.

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