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The Pathway (poem)

Updated on November 11, 2013

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


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


So on I went to leave all else behind

As memories called play with us awhile

Distractions came and tried to cloud my choice


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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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      Beautiful thoughts and great music. I love Vangelis.

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      DJ Anderson 3 years ago

      Hauntingly beautiful, Martin.

      You are the poet master!


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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

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

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 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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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 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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      Linda Crampton 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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      Lisa Williams 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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      I.W. McFarlane 3 years ago from Philadelphia

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

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      Victor W. Kwok 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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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Great view on our journey.

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Wondrous as always, with your own characteristic flair.

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