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Through the door, darkly
No light on the way as yet

Hope and twisted irony
A misty void unset

The road will always lie before you
The choice is whether to step, or demure

If you turn there will only be another
Your fate, on any road, is by design unsure

What you carry may not suffice
Fear may heavy hold you back

Standing still you cannot do
Life cares not for what you lack





ken lehnig(c)2011



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Why is doing what you love the hardest thing to do? Is it because failing what you thought defined you would be too devastating a thing from which to recover? If so, we stay where mere accident has left us.


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The following comments are for "Door Darkly"
by jonpenny

just a thought
misty void ... made me think .. well it's not a void if it's misty ... odd where my mind rebounds while reading ....

( Posted by: Pen [Member] On: July 16, 2011 )

misty void?
Hummmm!'A misty partial void unset'
'A misty semi-void unset'
'A misty unidentified place unset'
A void couldn't actually set since there is nothing to set. Oh well - I like the line.
I think I'll stand firm here on the right to poetic license. :)

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: July 16, 2011 )

2 Christopher
Thank you my friend for the grand number - from you it is high praise indeed. I bow!

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: July 16, 2011 )

Fears and Fantasies.
Right on Ken. "We fantasy a life of great achievment and glory...but we stand at the edge of the surf...afraid to put a toe in!" . Archives)Fears and Fantasies

Love this Ken!

Bea

( Posted by: Beatrice Boyle [Member] On: July 16, 2011 )

"Door, darkly.."
"by design, unsure"..indeed

as elsewhere, enjoyed

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: July 16, 2011 )

Bea and Bobby
Bea: thank you for the grand number.
Bobby: And thanks my friend for your unerring eye!

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: July 17, 2011 )

Yoda-speak
..see line ten

I know you are fond of doing that. {smiling}

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: July 17, 2011 )

Door Darkly
I knou the poem as nothing to do with a black hole but what we knou of them they spit light out wich could look misty.Good work.

( Posted by: michaelpatrick [Member] On: July 18, 2011 )

Relevant
I believe everything is relevant to something else.Look and ye shall find.

( Posted by: michaelpatrick [Member] On: July 18, 2011 )

Door darkly
Bobby- Work on that I will! ;)
Michael -Thank you for your thoughts and so do I.

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: July 18, 2011 )





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