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Lone Pioneer

I am a lone pioneer on a journey I never imagined or wanted

Leaving behind a shared rich experience for a land unknown

This journey is lonely and long and I have no idea in what direction it is leading me

It leads me as I cannot lead it, it calls me wherever and whenever it chooses

And I am compelled to follow in my pain and sorrow

I traverse this new landscape that is unfamiliar and strange

My heart is heavy, my steps are uncertain

It feels like a storm raging and the fog is thick

And I am fearful of what I might or might not find along the way

I want to turn back but there is no turning back

There is no option but to trek on

Until I find a clearing where I can rest and put down roots

Where the sun will shine and something new will grow green within my soul

 

 

 

 

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Comment by Callie2 on February 24, 2016 at 3:51pm
It really feels much like that. Yes we all have to trek on. An older neighbor lady (also a widow) told me "You're going to be OK, you know why? Because you have to be." I thought it was a strange thing to say but she was right. No matter how hard, we still need to continue on. Like you say, there is no turning back. Nice blog, well done.

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