Tuesday 10 May 2016 "Journey" (excerpt) - Mark Strand

A journey continues until it stops
A journey that stops is no longer a journey
A journey loses thing on its way
A journey passes through things, thing pass through it
When a journey is over, it loses itself to a place
When a journey remembers, it begins a journal
Which is a new journey about an old journey
A journey over time is different from a journey into time
An actual journey is into the future
A reflective journey is into the past
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A journey always begins in a place called Here
Pack your bags and imagine your journey
Unpack your bags and imagine your journey is done
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If you're afraid of a journey, don't buy shoes

~ Mark Strand ~ (Chicken, Shadow, Moon & More)
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Poem and Photo courtesy of Panhala