"Life is the dancer and you are the dance."
Eckhart Tolle

Saturday, July 31, 2010

continuing writer's island #14 the journey

as if to persuade we move forward
ladle years with memories
currents run between us
absorbed with indecision
I’m proud
I have been foolish
in matters of love
with a skill I continue
on this road
holding on to the trident firmly
moving against the undertow
of life

20 comments:

  1. I love this poem, Pamela! Had to look up 'trident' LOL. I am impressed with the idea of moving forward against the undertow of life! Creative!

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  2. Ah yes, despite indecision at times and foolishness at other times, we all move forward. No other way. I too like 'moving against the undertow of life.'

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  3. This expresses so well the complexity of life - some good, some bad, some right, some wrong, and all for the same person.

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  4. Wonderfully written! Great response to the prompt!

    -Weasel

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  5. "Ladle years with memories" is a great line, Pamela! And "moving against the undertow of life" is brilliant. Well done!

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  6. I like the whole poem, but especially that "I'm proud" that stands right there in the middle of it all, the bridge across that connects beginning to end. A well and wisely weilded trident, if I ever saw one.

    Elizabeth

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  7. It's not only our own experiences, but also those of others that give us our direction.

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  8. 4 u:)

    http://hoiden.wordpress.com/awards/friendship-awards/

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  9. the complexity of life.....getting simpler with life.....anyways nicely done Pam

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  10. That's how we carry on.
    Nice one.

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  11. Thanks for all the nice comments!
    Pamela

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  12. Excellent!:D I totally love your works Pamela, =P Thank for sharing^^~

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  13. Pamela this was a great poem. I connected with it right away!! I have to say my favorite portion was "I’m proud
    I have been foolish
    in matters of love
    with a skill I continue
    on this road "

    Its so true and revealing of my own heart. greta work and thank you for sharing.

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  14. Robert thanks for the nice comment
    and I think we can all relate on some level!
    Pamela

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  15. i like the lighthearted pace for so tender a topic...

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  16. beautiful,
    everyone has been foolish once,
    Glad to see you move on and enjoy life.

    I truly enjoyed it.

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