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My Hankie (scribbles in solitude - 14)

22 May 1982

hankie 14

My life has always been on crossroads
… I am aware I could face only one road at a time
- and follow only one direction
Oftentimes it is easier to turn back
to familiar sights and ever-welcoming people,
To those which thoughts I have pushed into that
corner of my heart where I keep such things
as memories of childhood, affections for
people long gone, and things best forgotten.
Yet, I know all along that in that shrine of my
being everything is always cherished and
But, at the most inconvenient moments of my life,
I have always acted against my heart’s desires
Here you are,
Just as I am seeing another crossroad beyond
We would walk together for only a short
while, though
For fortunately (or unfortunately in a sense)
for you,
Your crossroad comes ahead
And, as usual, I would have to cross mine
on my own …
* emie


Ruth Beedle's picture

How lovely.....

I would love to know the inspiration for this piece!


Emie Zozobrado's picture

Really sister!

Ruth, solitude us an inspiration! It's when you are alone that you feel the world's embrace ...

Emie Zozobrado

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