Tag Archives: life’s journey

The Highway: W S Merwin

It seems too enormous just for a man to be Walking on. As if it and the empty day Were all there is. And a little dog Trotting in time with the heat waves, off Near the horizon, seeming never … Continue reading

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Darest Thou Now, O Soul? Walt Whitman

Darest thou now O soul, Walk out with me toward the unknown region, Where neither ground is for the feet nor any path to follow? No map there, nor guide, Nor voice sounding, nor touch of human hand, Nor face … Continue reading

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Looking Back: W H Auden

When I look back at the three or four choices in my life which have been  decisive, I find that, at the time I made them, I had very little sense of the seriousness of what I was doing and … Continue reading

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We Shall Not Cease From Exploration: T S Eliot

What we call the beginning is often the end And to make and end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. And every phrase And sentence that is right (where every word is at home, … Continue reading

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Life’s Journey To Its Very End: Christina Rossetti

Does the road wind uphill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day’s journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. But is there for the night a resting-place? A roof for when … Continue reading

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Exploration: John Wesley Powell

We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore. What falls there are, we know not; what rocks beset the channel, we know not; what walls ride over the river, we know not. Ah, well! we … Continue reading

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