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Still Travelling

Travel  East
in search of self

Half family extends
unexpected warmth

Is my identity here
with stranger-brothers?

I contemplate pausing
surrendering to other

But this is sleep-walking
the distance still remains

Journey has no end
till soul has purpose

and wisdom relieves
the wounded child.

(Submitted for Eugi’s Causerie weekly prompt:identity.  Image shows an old house with wrap around porch in monotone.  From my personal collection.)

 

26 thoughts on “Still Travelling

  1. Guess each one of us, have an independent journey to live till the end. The lucky few get the company of others to accompany them along the path! But to believe that our absence is going to make a difference in their lives, is like living in a fool’s paradise! A few will mourn or pretend to mourn and life goes on…

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