Find & Seek

Adumbrate the sine qua non

that inundates with newness

the contentment of the shore, 

that fosters the fortitude

to acquiesce to the adventure, 

but then gladly follow

the trail of fallen confetti

in reverse, back to solitude,

to recommence the seeker's cycle,

for the finder can only be idle

for so long, before the beacon

of the Quest sprinkles its

breadcrumbs afresh, and 

beckons him along...

◄ Duel...

Catch ►


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John Marks

Wed 26th Oct 2022 18:43

James Aloysius Joyce expressed this pithily in 'Ulysses':

“Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.” ―

Holden Moncrieff

Mon 3rd Oct 2022 16:54

Thank you so much, John, your kind comment always means a lot! 😎

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John Botterill

Sun 2nd Oct 2022 23:32

Fascinating poem with some intricate and clever imagery. Loved it, Holden. 😎

Holden Moncrieff

Sun 2nd Oct 2022 02:33

Thank you so much, Stephen, I'm extremely grateful for your kind comment! 😊

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Stephen Gospage

Sat 1st Oct 2022 18:23

'Adumbrate' was new to me, Holden, and the whole poem flows and crackles with inventiveness.

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