Liilia Talts Morrison

Freshman - 556 Points (August 20,1937 / Estonia)

Craggy Knolls - Poem by Liilia Talts Morrison

I chose the path of craggy knolls
According to my light
My basket brimmed with simple fare
Eyes fixed on skies' delight

I chose the path of craggy knolls
According to my light
My sun-baked feet would often bleed
Skin marked by insect bites

I chose the path of craggy knolls
According to my light
Unknown to roads on higher ground
Where strong men loved to fight

I chose the path of craggy knolls
According to my light
How often was my larder bare
Sparse fields a sea of blight

I chose the path of craggy knolls
According to my light
I noted glow worms signal codes
Which answers might invite

I chose the path of craggy knolls
According to my light
In search of faith's eternal flame
God could for me ignite.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

My path has been on paths hid from the highways of life

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 16, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, September 17, 2012


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