The Path less Traveled

IMG_20140623_084201379_HDRBy chance  we found the path  less traveled

Wandering down it, enchanted we watched as reality unraveled.

Time  stood  still only  we were  moving

Lies  and truth fought for honesty’s proving.


The birds were hushed  the wind  was  still

Grass grew in the middle  of  the road  as it slipped down hill.

Cotton wool clouds in an azure  blue sky

Strangely empty  not one bird up in it did fly.


Travelling on  in the afternoons glow we felt  the presence

Of  those who before had  passed  the is way be they lord  or peasants.

I felt  as if  I could reach out and touch them in some way

Not knowing  whether it were they or us that were really here  this day.


Shadows dancing on the ground as a gentle  breeze rose up

The sound of bees buzzing as in the flowers the supped.

All was peaceful and gentle that day.

As we with long gone souls did travel that way.

By chance  we found the path  less traveled

Wandering down it, enchanted we watched as reality unraveled.

Time  stood  still only  we were  moving

Lies  and truth fought for honesty’s proving.


20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. saminaiqbal27
    Jul 01, 2014 @ 21:42:13

    Lovely poem and lovely music that I am listening to right now Willow.


  2. Paul
    Jul 01, 2014 @ 21:52:45

    Very nice – peaceful. What struck me at the end Willow was that as much as the people travelling the road over the eons had many reasons, some truth, some lies, no doubt some without knowing why, nonetheless the road itself was truth.


  3. Deborah
    Jul 01, 2014 @ 22:23:56

    We share the path with many, just not always at the same time. I love the peacefulness of this. Whether it be truth or lies, it becomes much simpler to tell on this path. Away from the crazy hustle and bustle, truth seems a little clearer. Not as many places to hide from the truth or from ourselves.


    • willowdot21
      Jul 02, 2014 @ 08:07:17

      Yes Deborah life is the road and we share it with the past the present and the future. We all affect each other as you say we are the stuff of life each touching the other.


  4. acuriousgal
    Jul 01, 2014 @ 22:30:20

    Such a wonderful poem and beautiful music, Willow


  5. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Jul 01, 2014 @ 22:37:13

    Oh YES. This says it all, “Lies and truth fought for honesty’s proving.”
    This is the sum of all of these parts. 😮


  6. socialbridge
    Jul 02, 2014 @ 09:01:42

    Great to have you as a co-traveller! Love the poem.


  7. Eric Alagan
    Jul 03, 2014 @ 04:53:40

    Love this thought “Not knowing whether it were they or us that were really here this day”

    Such transcending of dimensions and concepts of reality versus illusion – thought provoking


    • willowdot21
      Jul 03, 2014 @ 13:43:58

      Yes I felt this too! So many souls all passing along the way at different times past present and future sometimes we must collide it would be impossibble not to!


  8. kate58
    Jul 04, 2014 @ 11:09:26

    Stunning….as usual. 🙂


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