Not all Who Wander are Lost


I took up the challenge this year to make a blog post every day. At first, it sounded like an easy task, but I soon discovered it more challenging than I ever imagined. For part of the year-long adventure, I explored different styles of poetry. I decided to revisit many of these styles in November. NaNoWriMo takes up most of my time during this month. Plus, the weather turns cold, making it hard to go on an adventure unless Rooster and I decide to visit our baby chick in New York City. Sometimes I get a hunger for the road. It is always an adventure when you can’t be certain about what is ahead of you because Not all Who Wander are Lost.

Not all Who Wander are Lost

Not all who wander are lost
Officially my favorite Tolkien quote
Tantamount to capturing my spirit

Adventure awaits for all of us who answer the call
Lilting calls to take up my cross and follow
Liberated from the responsibility of life and the fall

Wanderlust a curse upon my soul
Happy Hippie deep down in my heart
Onward and forward until I reach my goal.

Wax and wane of a restless moon
Aficionado of the open road
Nightime witness to my rambling mind
Daylight will be coming soon
Expulsion of my nighttime friend
Regalia in the night time sky

Adrift upon a sea of doubt
Redeem the journey I decided to take
Exorcise the ghosts of the past.

Leave behind the shackles and chains
Ostacise the lingering phantoms of guilt
Sepulcher of crucified creativity
Tenaciously clawing to break free.

Who is Molly Shea?

Molly Shea is an accomplished fictional short story writer from Indiana who writes short stories and novels about a fictional town called Tecumseh.  To read more of her short stories and adventures, click here.

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Published by henhouselady

I am the author of Saving the Hen House. I didn't know when I started it would turn into a series. I love to ride motorcycles, the blues, my family, and going on adventures. This old hen rocks.

2 thoughts on “Not all Who Wander are Lost

  1. Wow. You continue to amaze and inspire me with your daily creativity. I especially like these lines from today’s great poem: “Wanderlust a curse upon my soul/Happy Hippie deep down in my heart”

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