Journey

 
 


for the long journey
 
nothing but an empty bag
 
and a broken staff

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25 comments on “Journey

  1. ZQ says:

    Awesome! I suspect along with a lesson well learned ūüôā

  2. vandana says:

    everything else is a mirage………………..

  3. Mary says:

    Hi Mark. Perhaps today you could visit other poets? We all like them.

  4. and a lot of things learned.

  5. Sumana Roy says:

    an arduous journey…

  6. alan1704 says:

    Yes that is all that is needed.

  7. Mary says:

    It really is a good thing to travel as light as possible.

  8. Sky V says:

    Why do we keep carrying the broken stuff with us?

  9. I like the imagery in this………some of us are unprepared for the journey – have to find sustenance and support along the way….well done.

  10. Gillena Cox says:

    nice one Mark the challenge is in what gift are given along the way; have a nice Sunday

    much love…

  11. janicead says:

    Mark, lovely take on the quote. And the description of life’s journey.

  12. pilgrim.. yes this works well for the prompt.. (visiting from PU this time)

  13. Beautifully composed haiku Mark.

  14. artmusedog says:

    well done haiku for the prompt ~ enlightenment!

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  15. scotthastiepoet says:

    Pretty perfect Mark… With Best Wishes Scott http://www.scotthastie.com

  16. nicely done…an empty bag…

  17. C.C. says:

    Evokes so many ideas and images in so few words.

  18. menons129 says:

    Fabulous! It is so deeply thoughtful.

  19. oldegg says:

    …and presumably your wits about you!

  20. how scarce…and matter of fact-ish. nice!!!

  21. becca givens says:

    Vivid imagery, Mark! Nicely done!

  22. G L Meisner says:

    Well written and so honest. Just remember to fill that bag as you go.

  23. Bastet says:

    Very Zen … cool!

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