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Posted: November 29th. 2006 6:10:11 PM

Views: 1784

The Journey

by Crick

[WVox Sponsor]

Age Group: Adult

The Journey

And so the journey of life begins
The egg cracks open
The form takes shape
Let the lessons begin

What begins with a whimper ends with a sigh
An old soul, a new beginning
Like wildflowers casting their seed
Opening the portal to those in wait

Expanses of life through the millennia
Each arrival, a new experience
Revolving realms
Blinders cast asunder

Waves lapping at the shore
Like the rotation of the seasons
What crops will grow
Which will be torn asunder?

Through the briar bush we walk
Thorns of emotions from all directions
Scars acquired
Symbol of passage

Foolish or wise
It’s all the same
For each grain of sand
An offering waits

Are the waters left pure?
Or bitter to the taste
Was the passage in haste?
Absorb the wisdom, expel the waste

The storm grows silent
The flower withers
Spirit sighs
What was gained?

Author's Notes: Crick is the HP of Whispering Woods coven.

Author's Location: Manheim, Pennsylvania
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