Journey

bydemure101©

A cold road we've come down on, and a far
    While chasing an alluring, distant flame
To find that we've pursued a dying star.

We left, and didn't leave the door ajar
    Because we thought we'd surely reach our aim –
A cold road we've come down on, and a far.

It's long ago that we met at the bar
    And tossed the dice – we both have lost the game
While trying to pursue a dying star.

And now and then this thought our days will mar:
    What if we only have ourselves to blame?
A cold road we've come down on, and a far,

And on our hearts we've got the selfsame scar
    As all those other wanderers who came
To find that they'd pursued a dying star –

Unhappy and uncertain though we are,
    We have to keep on going, all the same:
A cold road we've come down on, and a far
And yet we will pursue a dying star.

Report Story

bydemure101© 3 comments/ 695 views/ 2 favorites

Share the love

Similar stories

Also in this series

Report a Bug

1 Pages:1

Please Rate This Submission:

Please Rate This Submission:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Please wait
Recent
Comments
by Anonymous

If the above comment contains any ads, links, or breaks Literotica rules, please report it.

There are no recent comments (3 older comments) - Click here to add a comment to this poem or Show more comments or Read All User Comments (3)

Add a
Comment

Post a public comment on this submission (click here to send private anonymous feedback to the author instead).

Post comment as (click to select):

You may also listen to a recording of the characters.

Preview comment

Forgot your password?

Please wait

Change picture

Your current user avatar, all sizes:

Default size User Picture  Medium size User Picture  Small size User Picture  Tiny size User Picture

You have a new user avatar waiting for moderation.

Select new user avatar:

   Cancel