Monday, May 4, 2015

I'd rather be a forest than a street.

I'd rather be a creek carving its way beneath the rocks
than a pond.

I'd rather be a wildflower that grows in unexpected corners
than a lily.

I'd rather be a shaft of sunlight that reaches the darkest spaces
than a shadow.

I'd rather cascade majestically like a spring tide
than a wave.

I'd rather trace the murky depths of an ocean 
than skim through it
and call it a life.

Inspired by: Simon & Garfunkel - El Condor Pasa
(current favorite)


  1. my fav blog is now accessible ..yay! :D

    Lovely poem, loved every image in this :)

  2. Such amazing poem and so many different perspectives of life. Love your background too!!!

  3. oh wow, that's so beautiful. i'm so glad you posted something again, mirage. and the new lay out is great!

  4. Oh I adore this song! Your words to it all the best justice :)

  5. reminded me of Pink Floyd's wish you were here.

  6. Your words always carry such deep meanings ... this is beautiful, as ever :-)