Poets United Midweek Motif ~ Wilderness

     “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.”— Edward Abbey “To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.”— Tacitus Midweek Motif ~ Wilderness This week we are away from our frenzied, civilized lives into the wilderness, places untrammeled by man: in reality or in imagination (like hikes with friends or solitary day trips).   You might also discover a bit of wilderness, traces of the wild in the cities / in people too. Is wilderness a place? Is it an instinct? Is it an idea? How does wilderness make you feel? Share some wilderness moments in your poems today: A Voice In The Wilderness by Audrey Hepburn I roamed the streets of Rome, It felt like home, People told me to stay, But I said no ‘This is my Roman Holiday’,I was a flower seller, poor and dirty, but sang like a canary, Henry Higgins said maybe, And called me his Fair Lady.I was being chased, Life was a maze, Four men made it a craze, It was more like a game of charades.  Wilderness by Carl Sandburg There is a […]

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