David C Probst


David C Probst Poems

1. Luna 12/9/2011
2. Sonnet 12/9/2011
3. Paris 12/9/2011
4. Encounter 12/12/2011
5. New Year's Eve 12/31/2011
6. The Pirate 1/18/2012
7. Awakening 4/4/2012
8. Prelude 10/8/2012
9. Pharos 10/10/2012
10. Venerability 10/12/2012
11. Resort 10/12/2012
12. Lost 10/26/2013
13. Via Podiensis 10/12/2012
Best Poem of David C Probst

Via Podiensis

Step by step I climb the steep ascent,
Panting, sweating, longing for some rest.
Feet that hurt and eyes that scrutinize
Every inch of stone I tread across.

Pilgrims' traces grace the worn-out path:
Crumbling cairns rebuilt continuously,
Names and crosses carved in dateless beams -
Hopeful messages addressed to God.

Who am I to walk so carelessly,
Gracelessly along this sacred path?
Where's my faith, my awe, my humbleness?
What has made me so insensible?

Crucifixes are religious art,
Shells but lovely souvenirs to me.
Pious ...

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