Society Magazine

POEM: Not All Journeys Have Routes; Not All Journeys Are Mapped

By Berniegourley @berniegourley

Struggling to give birth to bliss,

the proud parent fears it’ll flee

–never to return.

He heard his guru chanted the

the mantra one thousand times

–pow, Enlightenment.

Chanting the mantra 999 times

he waits expectantly for his gift

–pow, Nothing.

They told him that it was a path.

A guru told him he had the map.

 False analogy.

Teacher’s destination is not yours.

Don’t buy a map to the unknown.

Dead reckon it.

Be a scientist, leaving the detritus

of failed experiments in one’s wake.

Inching closer.

The rules of space do not apply here.

No seekers have the same beginning.

& destinations vary.

Seekers must make their own path.

Chasing footprints is a fool’s errand.

Step forward.

POEM: Not All Journeys Have Routes; Not All Journeys Are Mapped

By in poem, Poetry, wisdom on May 19, 2017.

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Sundaze 57

    Sundaze

    After a BUSY week at Chez Chai, it comes as no surprise that this miniature Sundaze installment is scheduled! Nope, we’re not in real-time right now and by the... Read more

    6 hours, 53 minutes ago by   Winyeemichelle
    FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Fabb Review & Unboxing of My Envy Box of July’17

    Fabb Review Unboxing Envy July’17

    Hey Everyone, Hope you are doing well. Today I am going to talk about My Envy Box of July month. I received this day before yesterday and I am so excited to... Read more

    7 hours, 43 minutes ago by   Dreamtechie
    FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • God’s Own Country

    God’s Country

    On a complete whim, we decided on a mini tour of Yorkshire. As England’s largest traditional county by far, it was a very teeny weeny tour encompassing just... Read more

    7 hours, 53 minutes ago by   Jackscott
    DIARIES, EXPAT, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Thoughts of the Week

    1. We've been in home improvement mode lately and I love it. Tiger put in a wood heater and he put up curtains in our bedroom and the nursery. It makes the hous... Read more

    10 hours, 51 minutes ago by   Glossqueen
    HAIR & BEAUTY, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Peach & Blueberry Crumble

    Peach Blueberry Crumble

    This is a delicious dessert to make when the blueberry bushes are just dripping with fruit. We are not quite there yet in our garden, but it won't be long now,... Read more

    13 hours, 53 minutes ago by   Mariealicerayner
    FOOD & DRINK, RECIPES
  • Concert Review: The New Teen Titans

    Concert Review: Teen Titans

    The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America marks five years at Carnegie Hall. by Paul J. Pelkonen Members of the National Youth Orchestra of... Read more

    14 hours, 50 minutes ago by   Superconductor
    CULTURE, THEATRE & OPERA
  • My Dilemma

    Dilemma

    I’ve not been around much lately, not that the few readers I have left would notice, but it’s been a crazy month.   I bought a new house  and I’m also in the... Read more

    15 hours, 36 minutes ago by   Laurken
    SELF EXPRESSION

Magazines