A Bit of Poetry

Wanderlust

An intrepid wanderer, 

Lost beneath the sea, 

But when I call you back

Will you come back for me? 

A thousand and one nights

A thousand and one tales to tell

But when time has run out

Will you tell my story as well? 

In a ship of good strong wood,

Singing a hopeful song,

When the storm has set in,

Will you bring me along? 

Through the foggy streets,

By the light of a single lamp,

When the mystery has been solved,

Will it be you I have the honor to meet?

Through a treacherous jungle,

Or along a country road,

In a house’s stairwell where a ghost might pass,

Or through uncut savannah grass. 

On the wings of a dragon, 

Soaring through the sky,

Or on a tall promontory, watching the ships pass by. 

I have no wish to live,

Eyes on the ground,
Walking straight ahead. 

Instead I’ll take the road less traveled, 

And then maybe I’ll fly. 

But I can’t help but wonder,

 A little at a time,

Are all these imaginings simply in my mind? 

Am I really destined 

To soar like a lark? 

And if I am then why

Do all my adventures end with a question mark?  

No negative comments, please, I’m pouring my heart out here! 

Published by gracelyncassidy

Adventurer, storyteller, detective, book lover and dragon enthusiast. If you walk into my room, you may run into a stray cat goddess or pirate's parrot. I love Egypt and anything to do with archaeology, am an amateur fencer, and want to be an actress. I am currently living with my parents, and my occupation is student. I'm also a Girl Scout. I have very many diverse interests, including all those listed above and several more. I qualify myself as a Steampunk, which means I love anything old and think I own a dirigible. (If you couldn't tell, I'm a little wacky, but then, all the best people are.) I happen to be a practicing magician and have more books than anyone I've ever met, except my grandmother. Looks like bibliomania is hereditary. What I love is a good adventure. Would you like to come along with me?

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