Monday, September 15, 2014

Perspective

I stub my toe and curse
at the pebble in my path

She looks up but can’t see
the top of the mountain
before her

Same track,
different journeys


Written in response to a prompt/ challenge from a fellow poet.

16 comments:

  1. What a stark journey both of them have

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    1. Thank you for reading and commenting Vandana.

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  2. But she can hear you swear I bet lol

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  3. So much said in so few words. Brilliant.

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  4. Good job she did not have a few glasses of wine and get her journeys mixed up . . .
    Being a fiery redhead I bet you shouted real loud . . . . . lol.

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  5. Lol, er...perhaps. Thanks for reading Eddie.

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  6. It's a beautiful image. Both looking at different places and yet going on the same journey. :-)

    Greetings from London.

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  7. Hey Mary, Love the sense of zen counterpoint here and what it reveals - acute and perfectly balanced

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