Santiago

Santiago

A Poem by YouoweYoupay
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The Sheppard felt no guilt in his soul

"

In his Simpleness and awe for all that is alive,

He was richer than the merchants

Or their decorated wives.


He headed no warning 

but that of the sinking sun,

True, he owned no meadow

Nor a fondness for anyone,


Still his treasure was found best

In the grandness of his strolls,

And when he'd rest his head he felt,

No heaviness in his soul,

No coins or a lover he might have forsook

No property apart from his sheep and his crook

And one worn out, candidly inspiring book.

© 2016 YouoweYoupay


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With the only confusion being whether "headed" should actually be "heeded" (or what are you intending to mean with "he headed no warning"?) this is wonderful. It has strong and vivid images; it flows nicely, and is soothing just like the "inspiring book" at the end. Well constructed, well done!

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

YouoweYoupay

3 Years Ago

Thank you for the constructive review. And for pointing out the error up there. I'm glad you enjoyed.. read more



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This is beautiful & awesome & kinda describes the path my life took in the past 10 years. I made decent money all my life, but then became poor due to a neck injury & subsequent disability. At first, I was ashamed of being poor. The good part was moving to a cabin in the wilderness becuz that's all I could afford to rent. These 10 years in the wilderness changed everything in my mindset. I love how your life lesson could apply to anyone in lots of ways, even tho the premise is simple & everyday (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Year Ago


With the only confusion being whether "headed" should actually be "heeded" (or what are you intending to mean with "he headed no warning"?) this is wonderful. It has strong and vivid images; it flows nicely, and is soothing just like the "inspiring book" at the end. Well constructed, well done!

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

YouoweYoupay

3 Years Ago

Thank you for the constructive review. And for pointing out the error up there. I'm glad you enjoyed.. read more
I enjoyed this poem. Nice flow of thoughts led to proper ending.
"No coins or a lover he might have forsook
No property apart from his sheep and his crook
And one worn out, candidly inspiring book."
A inspiring book. A honored place for the most of us. Thank you for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 4 Years Ago


I like this so much because it shows you can find true happiness in simplicity, minimalism and awareness. Wanting more will leave a person insatiable.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lovely write,enjoyed it so much;-}

Posted 5 Years Ago


One of my favorites of yours. They just keep getting better! Loved it so much! It's great to see how much people can be content with. The simplicity of life is as grand as the rest! Absolutely loved this poem! To my shelves it goes!

Posted 5 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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