Was Always There (tanka)

It was always there

Though imagined places searched

Unknown waters lurched

While it waited hopefully

The answer about one’s self


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Introspection is a necessity in life. It helps to keep us on the right track. Good thoughts, Martin.


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

I can't even begin to explain how much I personally love this one!

Beautiful, Martin!


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Very beautiful my friend !


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stars439 3 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

Very interesting , and deep. God Bless You.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

It is very powerful to truly look deep within ourselves, no doubt, and reflect on precisely the thought of . . . just who we are really.

God bless, Faith Reaper


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MizBejabbers 3 years ago

Powerful. People just forget to look inside. The expect inspiration and help to come from other sources like their church or books.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Loved it!


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

The answers are right at our grasp if we look sufficiently. Beautiful work.


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Genna East 3 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

Whoa..that last line was very powerful, and unexpcted. Profound and very true! This is one of your best. :-)


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Nice sentiments.

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