The Departure

Posted: November 29, 2014 in Poetry

I'm a teacher, again

I chose a route today

One perhaps not realized

When Frost speaks of travels

The message is plain

A simple analogy

The challenge is classic

Well aligned; easy, suggestive

~

Yet, what if my path

Had huge obstacles

Ones that I knew I couldn’t surpass

What would be the point?

Validation?

Recognition?

Satisfying an urge to succeed

~

Where is – waiting for me

When I wish upon a …

What value – speaks me?

Why do we seek answers?

Who cares?

~

Truth is

Looking outside my window tonight

The rains are sweeping the avenue

Winds bending trees in a surreal

Mix of pelting atmosphere

And yet here I continue to breathe

~

Is that enough?

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