Shown The Narrow Way

september-in-the-forest

Follow me
leave the wide straight road
find the narrow winding path
with unknown end
the course of mystics
saints, artists and poets
through age upon age
on the ultimate quest

Come with me
as I guide you through trails
long trod by brave souls
past dark caverns
and bottomless pits
darkness that tempts
along the way
but do not fear

Hold my hand
until we reach the treasure
the unfolding of beauty
fields of light we now walk
in warm sun amongst
soft grass and flowers
of every hue and colour
bright and joyful in life

Follow me now
to the eternal forest
though no sight of sky
there is light, see
from the trees themselves
stop and listen awhile
to the wisdom
of their ancient language

They tell of a time
before time was, before the fall
they have seen all that is
and all that will be
know this when you sit with them
they will give you solace
in grief or pain
these quiet watchers of eternity

Come let me show
all creatures in peace
the bird plays with cat
the chicken with the fox
and deer with lion
free from fear of man
no death nor killing here
true nature returns

Follow me now
to the clearing and sit awhile
speak of what you have seen
recall you left no footprint
remember how all are equal
free from the blinding shroud
of man’s technology
and machines

Now friend you know
I am glad you followed
but this place is not for us
no, you must return
to write, compose or paint
tell, all who will listen, what awaits
when they turn away from folly
to the truth of spirit.

In ages past
we lived free from burden
pain and fear of death
we walked and left no mark
we lived by the energy in the air
in love with the earth and all living things
to this glory we will return
I give you this promise

Go now friend, and show the way

PEACE and LOVE

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18 thoughts on “Shown The Narrow Way

  1. Dearest Robert,

    This is an incredibly beautiful poem. Thank you for this blessing . . . ahhh, I did not call it a gift this time, dear one, you see? 😉

    I felt as though I walked with you and saw all the beauty of peace across the earth. I could feel it.

    And in the end you so gently sent us out along our way to be light for one another.

    Your creation is brilliant and warm, as is your splendid spirit.

    Blessings, love and peace, my good friend, always.

    Allison

    • Thank you my dear friend for your comment, I can always count on you to appreciate the meaning of works like this 🙂

      I love how you felt you were walking with me through it, bless you.

      Love, peace and light Allison, always

      Robert

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