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Pathway to Fantasy - Haiku poem

Updated on January 1, 2012
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Dreams and fantasy

My heart was waiting for you

Searching you found me.


After dating as teenagers, Nick and I took separate paths in life, only to find each other and fall in love again 30 years later.


Thank you my friends for the inspiration.

Many thanks to Mike mckbirdbks for the title.

Many thanks to Gail Happyboomernurse for spotting the heart in the picture in my hub A Sunday Afternoon Walk in Autumn.



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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      MM, This is beautiful. I love the picture and I too can see the heart.

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      Marianne 5 years ago from Ambler, Pa

      Beautiful how life comes full circle. Best wishes and Happy New Year!

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      How beautiful. The haiku finds meaning with the poet's note.

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello MM. What a beautiful love story you tell, Nick and yourself in a garden paradise of your own making. I look forward to more of your stunning photography, charming stories and heartfelt poetry as 2012 progresses.

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      It really is a perfect photograph. I am so happy you and Nick found one another again. The poem is tender and lovely. Thank you for a soft, gentle read.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Beautiful poem. I'm happy for you found your love again. This time I noticed the heart in the picture.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Susan, I took the photograph, played with it in Photoshop and couldn't believe I hadn't seen the heart until Gail mentioned it!

      Many thanks for your comments, MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi BundleUp, I guess it was our destiny to be together:-)

      And a very Happy New Year to you too, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Vinaya, thank you for visiting and your comments, it's always good to see you, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Mike, photographs, stories and poetry, crikey - no pressure then?! I'll just keep telling myself I can do it....

      Thank you as always for your lovely comments, all the very best, MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Hyphenbird, this was my favourite photo from last year.

      Thank you for your lovely comments, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi writer20, after Gail pointed the heart out to me, I couldn't understand how I'd missed it before!

      Thank you for your comments, take care MM

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      anglnwu 5 years ago

      Wow, what a love story, finding each other again after 30 years. Love the picture and the poem.

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      Rob Winters 5 years ago

      What beautiful brevity & a great picture.Always nice to hear when things work out like that :-)

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      PADDYBOY60 5 years ago from Centreville Michigan

      I saw the heart, now ain't I smart? Very nice poem MM.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      The picture is absolutely breathtaking. I remember it from your other hub. I didn't notice the heart..I do now. What a sweet story and haiku..Loved it..Thank you..

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      I looked up crikey. I think that the 357 people that have selected to follow you have made it clear there is no pressure. We are here because your work has drawn us here.

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      Rachel Richmond 5 years ago from California

      AWE..!! How exciting. And I love the picture.

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      sofs 5 years ago

      Lovely picture and the perfect words to go with them... Best wishes to you and Nick in this new year!! Wish you more love :)

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi anginwu, yes it is quite a story!!

      I'm so pleased you enjoyed it, thank you for your comments, they are much appreciated, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Rob, many thanks for your visit and great comment, glad you enjoyed it, take care MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Paddy, your visits always brighten my day thank you and a Happy New Year!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ruby, after Gail noticed the heart, I felt I just had to use the picture again!

      Thank you and enjoy your day, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Mike, 'Crikey' could start catching on now?!

      I am still in awe of the number of my followers and everyone's support and encouragement inspires me, thank you as always for your kind words. Love Lesley

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Rachel, thank you so much, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello sofs, thank you for visiting and your best wishes and lovely comments, Happy New Year to you too!

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      beautiful Lesley. It seems that everything comes to he who waits. 30 years was a long time to wait but it was well worth it. A lovely romance

      I sincerely wish both you and Nick a wonderful year.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Rosemay, Your new profile picture is fantastic!

      Thank you for your lovely comments, they are much appreciated and thank you again for staying x

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Another great Haiku;I love the picure also and have to award this one an up up and away without a doubt.

      Take care and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Eddy, it's nice to see you, I hope all is well with you, many thanks for dropping by and your votes, have a wonderful day!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      being the romantic I am this is so beautiful to me.I love this HUB and the picture is simply beautiful.

      i voted up and beautiful..

      debbie

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      Om Paramapoonya 5 years ago

      Sweet haiku and awesome picture. The picture is very alluring and a little spooky at the same time. It looks like a forest where mythical creatures might live. :)

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Deborah, thank you so much for visiting, your lovely comments and votes, they are much appreciated.

      Have a wonderful day, best wishes Lesley.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi OP, changing the photo from colour to black and white in photoshop and then re-introducing a little colour transformed the photo, it gives it a 'fairy tale' look, I agree there could well be some mythical creatures in there somewhere....

      Thank you for dropping by and your great comments, enjoy your day and a Happy New Year!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      This is a beautifulHub, and a beautiful photo. You did an outstanding job with this one. I voted it UP, etc.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi MM

      Beautiful, sweet and romantic. Love it. The photo is perfect and breathtaking.

      Voted up and away.

      Have a great weekend.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello mary, thank you as always for visiting and your comments and votes, have a wonderful weekend, best wishes Lesley.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sue, thank you for your lovely comments and votes and I hope you have a wonderful weekend also!

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      kikalina 5 years ago from Europe

      Incredible image.

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      kikalina 5 years ago from Europe

      sharing it

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      Cynthia B Turner 5 years ago from Georgia

      Oh, that is so sweet. The picture is AWESOME! Voted up.

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      klaceyjsmith 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      It reminds me of country, wooded settings in England where we as teenagers shared kisses, holding hands, and teenage love!

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      Maria Jordan 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Oh Lesley,

      Sorry to have missed this but glad to have found it on the hub thread. What a perfect melding of words and photography to describe your 'meant to be love'.

      Voted UP & all kinds of Beautiful.

      Have a peaceful day. Hugs, mar.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi kikalina, a big 'thank you' to you for visiting, your comments, for sharing and your lovely comment on the 'top 100 hubbers' hub by AEvans!!

      Have a wonderful day, best wishes Lesley

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      kikalina 5 years ago from Europe

      Cheers

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      kikalina 5 years ago from Europe

      you deserve it.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Cyndi, thank you for visiting, your comments and votes, they are much appreciated, glad you enjoyed it!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi klacey, it sounds as though I have stirred up some romantic memories for you!!

      Many thanks for visiting and your comments, have a wonderful day!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi again kikalina, thank you!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Maria, it's nice to see you, I hope all is well with you my friend.

      Many thanks for dropping by and your wonderful comments and votes, enjoy your day, take care Lesley.

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      Christina Lornemark 5 years ago from Sweden

      Beautiful poem that says so much and with the picture it become a completeness! Voted up, beautiful!

      Best wishes,

      Tina

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Hi MM,

      I missed this when it first came out but am glad I found it today. I love your heartfelt haiku about love, fantasy and love refound.

      Thanks for the shout-out about the heart in the picture. It's a stunning photo in every way but the heart at the end of the trail is so unexpected and delightful. Now your haiku has given such a romantic tale behind this fantasy pathway. Voted up.

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      Wayne Brown 5 years ago from Texas

      This art employs such an economy of words to paint the picture and relate the story...the reader can almost feel the pressure in the choice of every word and see its intended us to successfully achieve the goal. Good Job here! WB

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Tina, thank you for your wonderful comments and votes, they mean a great deal to me, best wishes Lesley.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Gail, after you mentioned the heart and Mike mentioned the pathway, I knew there had to be a poem there somewhere waiting to be written!

      Thanks again gail, best wishes Lesley

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Wayne, your visit and comments have made my day, thank you!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Beautiful and awesome--and an interesting story! How did you capture that beautiful picture. Your haiku, description, and photo are well integrated. I enjoyed seeing this. WEll done!

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      mondkill 5 years ago

      The picture is so captivating, and the poem complete the missing piece.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Victoria, the photo is featured in my hub A sunday afternoon walk in Autumn, with a very easy tutorial on making a colour photo black and white and then replacing some colour, it's great fun to do!

      Many thanks for your comments, take care!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi mondkill, it's nice to see you, Happy New Year! thank you for visiting and your lovely comments, best wishes MM

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      vasantha T k 5 years ago from Bangalore

      Lovely picture and the love story. Wish You and Nick happy new year.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you vasantha, that's so nice of you, enjoy your day and take care!

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Very nice Haiku poem especially knowing that it is a true story. The heart in the photo is perfect! Voted up.

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      Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Peggy, many thanks for your comments - it's one of my favourite photos!

      Have a wonderful day, best wishes Lesley

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