Saturday, March 17, 2012

No Through Road

photo by Shanyn Silinski

The Sunday Challenge over at Real Toads is based on the photography of Shanyn Silinski.
This sign spoke to me :-)

Wild Woman has taken 
a lot of detours,
cruised far too many 
One Way Streets,
wound up on many a
No Through Road.

Just the same,
she has wound up here,
same place as if
she had traveled
straight through by Limo,
with nary a wrong turn.

For there are no
Wrong Turns
on the journey
of the soul.

15 comments:

  1. I spotted this in the blogroll, Sherry. It's not linked to the challenge yet :)

    I love your take on the sign: no wrong turns. I think you may be right, even if it doesn't seem possible at the time, when mistakes were made.

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  2. Oh so true! Love it! :) So often we literally lose ourselves in the 'what ifs' of life. Yet we don't really...

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  3. LOL, if only that were really true.

    Love the opening:
    "Wild Woman has taken
    a lot of detours"

    rosemarymint.wordpress.com

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  4. Great stuff, my friend. When we're young, we may not know that every wrong turn provides something to help us when next we need to make a turn.
    K

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  5. ah Sherry, I love how all your poems lately seem to end up in the same place - it's been a long haul, hasn't it, to get to this place (I feel it too, and like to call it 'home at last')

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  6. Beautifully said, there are no wrong ways, and no detours as well! May mankind live for the roads it has to cross. What a beautiful poem, Sherry!

    Kisses!

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  7. I agree with you...no wrong turns on the journey of the soul ~

    This piece resonated with me ~

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  8. This is wonderful, just wonderful! I'm in love with this.

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  9. Yes, one way or another, all roads lead to where one is today. And all turns happen for a reason.

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  10. Well... I do thing there are wrong turns, but the important thing is that they eventually lead us to the correct destination. Loved this.

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  11. Such a positive interpretation of a negative picture: you are an inspiration to me. My poem to the same picture now shames me.

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