and this nomad’s at a crossroads

by jenniferbalboa

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Been encountering lots of poems on journeys lately.

 

 

Last Saturday morning, I saw this from LRT line 2 –

 

 

And just before I head to this coming (and crucial) Saturday, I read this one called “Entrance”, from my new Rilke book, and part of it goes –

 

“...in the evening step out

of your room, where you know everything;

yours is the last house before the far-off…”

 

 

I am being spoken to. I will have to weigh real good. I choose between the fairly comfortable/comforting present, or the unknown.

I don’t know. And I do not ask to earn this or that. I only ask for what is good to prevail. I believe it shall.

Right, Mr. Vernon?

Inshallah!

 

 

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