Facing East (for Larry's dream travel contest)

by CJ Maleney   Jun 11, 2019

It is not a place I dream about,
Never had any desire to go.
There are no lakes for me to paddle,
Not big rivers that will flow.

I find myself drawn to this land,
That does not know what it could be.
A land ravaged by the acts of man,
A complete catastrophe.

Yet I find my feet are ready,
I prepare as best one can,
And I know that I'll be humbled
For I am just another man.

A man with who's made mistakes.
Who can't forget the past.
Will this new land that i shall call my home,
Bring some kind of peace that lasts.

The hot wind shall be my river,
The desert shall be my sea.
I shall immerse myself completely.
Let sands of time wash over me.


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  • 6 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Well, good luck with whatever happens, Craig.

    Take care

  • 6 months ago

    by - Mr. Darcy

    Facing east is a real crossroads. Decisions are never easy, but one thing for sure, life will never be the same again.
    Good luck.

  • 6 months ago

    by Milly Hayward

    I think this is beautifully written and well rhymed. it has that wonderful element of hope running through it that even one man can maybe make a difference. Loved it Milly x

    • 6 months ago

      by CJ Maleney

      Thanks Mills.

      still don't know if it's gonna come off. It's a bit of waiting game unfortunately. Guess that's the way it is with multi national companies.

      Craig x

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