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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Haiku Wednesday - Pathways

In comments over at The Corner, Hatool posted this quote from Langston Hughes.

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.

Quite appropriate for today's Haiku theme.


How can you get to
Your destination if you
Don't know where it is?

 Where are you going?
Is that where you want to be?
Please show me the way.

Aimless I wander.
Unknown,  my destination.
But I am not lost.

IV (For Bill G.) 

Could it be that the
Hardest path is what takes you
Where you need to be?

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Victoria said...

Nicely done haiku's...especially liked the last one!

Bloggin'withAmanda said...

I am not lost.... sounds so prophetic! I like all of these great qualities in each!

Bing (PinkLady) said...

these are all profound and insightful words... inspiring as well. i love the third haiku.i equate it with being "alone but not lonely." well done!

Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? said...

"How can you get to your destination if you don't know where it is"; well said!

But it's not the destination, is it... it's the journey.

Fabulous haiku :)