I Walked For Peace …

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my decision is not new,since

I have learnt to decide, 

nor my inner self trouble,

since I have learnt to analyse;

it is easier now to get over feelings

hurt or saddened,painfully burdened-

I walked and walked and walked,
and thought…one more step and

 I would reach the pure water spring,

brief known journey came to an end,my feet touched Mother Earth-
it was a beautiful afternoon
there was a time I had transport in which,

I would be dropping friends,colleagues and their kids
that was my time, I could do that
that was my memory,this,my experience,

that came wafting touching the clayey frame, painlessly

then flooding the heart-
I stood for a while, looking,

as the water flowed,in the river

under the bridge, the vulnerable bridge…why are

bridges made? to connect? No. To break connections?

cannot say,well , just to pass over to the other end-

looking at the Korang River, for a while I lost

sense of time-the water flowed and I stood still-

water always did,it always will, sometimes high

sometimes low-I did not know where

to go, I did not feel the Earth under my feet

how long was I in that small seat,

moments not long,but the last ever to be

I saw Nothingness staring back at me-
till I could no more see, nothing red,

till the trembling subsided,

 nothing white, nor blue..

Hey you? can I drop you?

many cars passed, people stared through

the windows,unsmiling faces raced by

hurrying to their destinations

a strange lady with a bag, changing hands,

shifting the load, had to be carried,

walking all by herself
looking peaceful but carrying a turbulent storm 

‘turn now,move on,like the river, be like

the bridge,connect and remain in quietude

I walked…felt numb, thoughtless with acceptance,

happy moments are brief,short lived,yet they come

leaving fleeting memories-

walking helped the heavy spirit but lightened

not the load…mistake mistake mistake-

‘you crossed the line-turn turn turn’

walk walk walk…till you can…the sun came closer,

pouring love with its rays,drenching me

in a comforting warmth

Nature Loves us deeply, we know not…

I turned stepped on,step by step,step by step

distance unmeasured, no desert can be measured

deserted desert ,mirage unseen,This is The Unseen

The Nothingness became visible, I walked -I felt

Peace 

I saw the Unseen I saw Peace I saw love descending 

from above-then more -the resurrection, the road the river

and I were moving,walking flowing together

in the same…..direction

 

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