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Traveler: They say life is a journey...
Posted by Sylvan Sylph, Mar 3, 2008. 1929 views. ID = 745

Traveler

Posted by Sylvan Sylph, Mar 3, 2008. 1929 views. ID = 745
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...and I am a wanderer.
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Tonight I possess all the emptiness
Of a windswept soul.
I turn my eye to a clouded sky
And wish for home.

Yet home is but a dream,
A mere memory in my mind.
Further than my reach
And strangely outside time.

For though I walk a thousand miles
To search for things I know,
This life I live still plies its wiles;
I'm left out in the cold.


Lost is what I call myself,
Abandoned what I feel.
I know not where I’m going,
And no one who is real.

Windswept in a foreign land,
This place has chilled me through.
I wish for a place familiar,
And for a face that’s new.

Freedom lies in wandering;
Comfort lies in chains.
The wind is my companion;
It comes, yet never stays.

Loneliness is my torment,
Yet I long to be alone.
This pilgrimage, it suits me,
Still I’m wishing for a home.


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Comments


murki
Mar 7, 2008
nice poem. shuold there be a comma or something after pilgrimage?
   ~Posted by murki, Mar 7, 2008

Sylvan Sylph
Mar 7, 2008
Yes, I think you are right.
   ~Posted by Sylvan Sylph, Mar 7, 2008



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