24 thoughts on “Adrift

    • Thanks! I’ve been hanging onto this one for while . . . so long I almost forgot about it. Last night, I happened across it while paging through an old journal. πŸ™‚

      Thanks for stopping by!

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    • Thank you! I’m so glad you liked it. πŸ™‚

      I think flipped the lines around half a dozen times and went through a million different words, so I’m thrilled to hear the final decisions hit the mark.

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  1. What becomes of those
    too weary to wander
    too daunted to dare

    Interesting idea, i.e., timid souls or those too beaten down by life. I believe that there are times when we need to be dormant, to not participate. Being the optimist, I believe that the soul continues its journey to the Light. I think we aslo can help souls here or not by providing them loving energy to make the next move. It may be as simple as a smile at the right moment, thus one should be as aware as possible of how we can affect another. Definitely a poem to think about. Thanks! hugs, pat

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    • I am quite the optimist myself, but I try not to forget that darkness is what helps us remember there is light. That philosophy is what inspired this poem and a few others. πŸ˜‰

      You are so right that a smile does wonders not only for yourself, but everyone around you.

      Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you around again. πŸ™‚

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  2. I love this section:
    Joy loses its compass
    idle time goes astray
    Melancholy points the way

    Makes me think of a compass with needles spinning, and wondering which path to choose — there’s a frustration when we don’t get a clear arrow, but there’s an adventurous spirit in buckling down, choosing a path and facing whatever we find.
    The poem is haunting, but definitely casts some hopeful light at the end! Beautiful!

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    • I find myself looking forward to your comments whenever I post. You always have something so insightful and beautiful to say along with such amazing encouragement. Thank you so much for reading – I’m so glad you enjoyed this one. πŸ™‚

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