Treasure Island

Linda Ori

(08/13/1945 / UTAH)

The Journey


Oh, I have walked this land before -
Have wandered through some hidden door,
Left footprints on a distant shore
Then traveled 'round the bend;

I have appeared in many forms,
And I've encountered many storms,
Lived and died and been reborn -
My lifetimes to defend;

There is a purpose so divine
That lets our spirits intertwine
And blossom into vintage wine -
Our hearts and souls to blend;

And even though our paths divide,
That soul connection deep inside
Will hold us close though we have died -
I'll know you as my friend

When we shall wander back again,
Neither knowing where or when,
No matter where our souls have been -
The journey has no end.....................

Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2005

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (6/2/2009 12:16:00 PM)

    “When we shall wander back again,
    Neither knowing where or when,
    No matter where our souls have been -
    The journey has no end.....................”

    An outstanding poem with excellent ending.
    Idea/message is: never-ending journey of our souls.
    Brilliant composition,10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Not a member No 4 (1/25/2007 4:57:00 PM)

    Exquisite hopeful sentiments of a journey never-ending. I hope you're right Linda! Another first class example of your superior poetic skills. You are a mistress of the Art. Do I remember you saying somewhere that you weren't a poet? I lead exhibits A, B, C and D m' lord, and my case rests. All rise: the defendant is found guilty of poesy in the first and highest degree. Punishment: To keep on writing work of this calibre through endless lifetimes. I hope I'm there to read the results. (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (8/31/2006 8:31:00 PM)

    No end and no beginning either. We are but waves in the vast sea of life, each one making our little splash and returning to the deep blue mystery - over and over. Loved this one. Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • kskdnj sajn (12/24/2005 10:43:00 AM)

    This is beautiful Linda...enjoyed the journey reading... the faith, and spirituality strong. Thanks...Happy Holidays. (Report) Reply

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