Up A Creek

This picture is for Ellen - see? No snow!!

I climbed the bank
Sobbing with effort
Red with the mad-beating
Of my heart

This memory is faint
An echo of what
Probably wasn’t
Probably was

The water calls
Again
And I will answer
Again

Better put on my
Climbing shoes
Dontcha think?





Comments

  1. LOVE the poem. I'm with ya, girl. 100%.

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  2. I liked this and the photos, but I am curious what hidden meanings are there. That is the thing about poetry for me....the interpretation. I have misssed a few days here so I will read some of your other posts..

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  3. Oh yeah!

    Beautiful poem and it does my heart good to see a landscape without snow!

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  4. I love the poem...so ACTION-filled, lively and moving.

    Is that your church building?? SO impressive!! (can you see that I am green with envy?)

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  5. Yes - I've been to this church once & they already asked if I would join the choir. As you know, Kim, I was a Jr. Warden at my last church. I want to take it slow (although I'm going to join the choir anyway), but I have a fear that I'll get sucked in again. We'll see!

    BTW - they can't afford a full time priest, so they have mass a couple of times a month, and just do prayers the other Sundays.

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  6. spring is on the way... really!

    beautiful church.

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  7. Water is so spiritual. It does speak to us.

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  8. My personal interpretation is along these lines-
    we can reach great things with great effort- and that sometimes we become complacent about seeking out beauty (so get your "climbing shoes" on and find it!)

    Care to share your intentions?

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  9. That was really lovely, Bug. Did you write it? It has a beautiful simplicity to it that is very stirring.

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  10. The "creek" photo reminds me of home (southern KY).

    Yep, put on those climbing shoes :-)

    Gorgeous church!

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  11. Yes Alane - I did write it. Thanks for the compliment!

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  12. With great poems like that you should come in and join the Poetry Bus! There's alink to this week's on my "Lurve Bus" post.

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