Aimless

Aimless

A Poem by MCS



One sits

surrounded by water

reflecting on years of indecisiveness

dissecting each act of hesitation

to move forward

to step back

to remain where one stands

guilty of mishandling time

of taking too many steps

without direction or thought

now feeling lost

without a sense of purpose

unable to find the way back

to something that resembles normal



 

~ Mississauga Lake, Kawartha Lakes 


© 2017 MCS



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"...guilty of mishandling time"
A human error made by all. This was a well-done piece on regret and I tip my hat to the author.

Posted 3 Months Ago


MCS

3 Months Ago

Carol, thank you
I almost feel as if we are destined to tread a particular path. We reflect and think we made mistakes along the way, which perhaps we did. Still, we always seem to land where need be at any particular moment in time. In looking back, we can be proud that we made it, finding comfort in the here and now.

Posted 3 Months Ago


MCS

3 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts. Lately I'm just asking why is it so hard.
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These struggling tides of life that seem in wayward, aimless course to tend, are eddies of the mighty stream that rolls to its appointed end.
~ William C. Bryant


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