Friday, March 31, 2017

Fear of the Known


Tread on a road less taken,
On lands long forsaken.

Swerving hairpin bends,
A shady alley that never ends.

Steep, rocky, a warmer clime,
Far-removed from man and time.

Down dark, unforgiving lanes.
Mirages fool, like sparkling panes.

But it’s all as new as a sun-kissed day.
Trials or quests, call it what you may.

Care not for the familiar.
How long can you hold it dear?

Where the same river flows,
Where the same star glows.

Dancing to the same tune.
Same desert, same dune.

Like going in circles, round and round.
Chained in dreary shackles that bound.

Break free, fly away, be a mystery.
Conquer a mountain, flag victory.

The unseen, the unheard, the unknown.
Undo the fear of the known.



2 comments:

Pavitra said...

MT - You're still writing. You have no idea how happy that makes me! I was looking for inspiration and I just found a ton! Can we talk sometime? Send me your number on pavscribe@gmail.com

Me Thinks.. said...

Hello, published author! You are looking for inspiration? Great to see you here. Sent you my number. Would love to talk. :)