When I walk
I lift from the pummeled pavement
When I stroll
from the gravel down below
I implore you to find
a better way
to sift through thoughts
than a walk once removed
from the drudgery of daily existence
To amble is to wander
down abandoned hallways
wafting words from windswept places
To plod is to punish the past
and cement it in its proper place
I need not the comforts of predictability
nor the empty sounds of mindless chatter
I need a road on which to walk
I need a path to call my home
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This post was previously published on Nerve 10 and is reprinted with permission of the author.
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