Thursday, January 19, 2012

don't stress: a poetics

when you come to a fork in the road don't worry about the path not taken for any path will do because it is the journey -- right -- that is the gift and be glad if the path is not the shortest route because you want a quality that is difficult to measure and make last for as long as you possibly can


At 4:13 AM, Blogger Jim K. said...

there's a hidden
song or something
in the sounding..

At 9:43 PM, Blogger richard lopez said...

probably, but not on purpose, i hummed the tune 'jack and diane' by john mellancamp. the latest issue of GLEE a character quoted the lyric, 'hold on to sixteen as long as you can/change is coming real soon to make us women and men'. must've got stuck in this poem.

At 7:40 AM, Blogger AlexG said...

see Cavafy's "Ithaca"

At 9:35 PM, Blogger Jim K. said...

i have certain songs that
'strobe' my mind and end up
in the beat a little

when i have a tune like that
the riffs usually end up really

as long as the beat comes easy
it doesn't step on your shoelaces


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