Pathways

Inspiration
Comes
From many sources:
A word
A sight
A sound
A colour
A memory
A flash,
Or gradual
Consciousness
Of an idea,
Sometimes
Arriving
Fully formed,
At others
Winding,
Twisting
Gathering momentum
And gaining ground
Like tumbleweed,
Forging
Ahead to a
Clear vision,
Or slowly
Building
Brick by brick
To a workable
Scheme,
Often arriving
Unexpectedly,
Without warning,
But always
With a sense
Of urgency.

This poem was prompted by yet another new project, arriving from nowhere by a combination of the above circumstances, and still under wraps…

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14 Responses to Pathways

  1. Cathy says:

    I love the way you have put these words together Cathy. And I am looking forward to seeing another new project take shape in your garden. 😃

  2. What a beautiful stream of consciousness in your poem! Thank you for sharing this.

  3. Kris P says:

    You have a real gift, Cathy!

  4. I like the poetic picture story accompanying your poem. The words placed like steps. Lovely.

  5. Jennifer Tetlow Stone Sculpture says:

    Love the poem – its momentum – its everything!

  6. Martha says:

    Love your poem!

    Sent from my iPad

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  7. Anna says:

    Have been missing your poems which this time made me of Robert Frost’s ‘The Road Not Taken’. Maybe it’s your title. Oh I wonder what you have under wraps Cathy 😄

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