Thursday, August 1, 2013

Staring back #5

I'm not one to walk paths less trod - any more. Probably never was. The certainty of destination has always been a comfort, and familiar sights along the way, reassuring. Did I miss anything? Not that I noticed. You wouldn't, would you. The ground is firm beneath my feet, the view has been most satisfying and I'm quite content standing next to this tree having a pee, Just in case you asked. The rest have gone up ahead. They know the way and I'll keep them in sight else I might wander. You never know what is lurking in the forest.
Life must be dull if you don't take risks, I hear you say. Well, let me tell you! If that was dull then give me a risk free existence any time. And the path ahead? Nothing could be more exhilarating as long as I take notice and dream a little.
When life confronts me I want to be able to stare back with a smile.

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