A Walk Worth Taking

The only task I do not dread
A walk it seems
Provides a clearing, for my head
Whispers of lessons deemed important 

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Copper tones of yesterday
Found living within my world
Glistening in enormity
My reaction, forlorn

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Living nearby among protection
A self induced fantasy
Seemingly overtakes
Crimson delicacies, established

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What separates them
Measured, as very little to the eye
Created for a similar purpose
A wild fortress continues to divide

***

At first glance, I let them be
Begin again, walk decisively
Nothing happens without an opening
Allow fate to draw the cause

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 Turning back
Fuck that, now she’s where she belongs

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47 thoughts on “A Walk Worth Taking

  1. Er, the last line’s a bit incongruous with the rest but that’s how you wanted it. =)
    I appreciate the “Copper tones of yesterday” and the rhymes. This piece sings inspiration.

    Happy new yr, Audrey.

    Diana

  2. Great/shocking and perfect ending 🙂 You wind us around the branches and leaves of your words and photos, walking along side you as you whisper your words…and then you end it with a perfectly placed F-bomb, and then its off to enjoy the day!

  3. A walk among nature is wonderfully clearing for the brain 🙂 And that’s a powerful last line in your poem. Nice to look back and see where you’ve come — but so good to belong in the now. Happy New Year, Aud!

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