This is for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday, using synonyms for destination and guide.
This is also for Mish’s dVerse prompt to write a poem based on one of Sharon Knight’s wonderful photos.
experts give advice–
signposts along bumpy roads
stretch to tomorrow
infinite unknown pathways
curve between past and future
Because I don’t trust many experts’ advice, I’ll take my own curvy, unknown path.
Well done, Merril!
Thank you very much, Marian! 🙂
The experts can only plot a line between A and B. They can’t tell you what you’ll see if you follow it. I like this poem 🙂
Thank you, Jane! 🙂
It’s those curves that make it all worth living! Well done, Merril! ❤
Thank you very much, Colleen! 🙂
Without a map, navigating by life’s signs.
Thank you, Ken.
Yes, I’m not sure that the signs are of much use anyway.
One’s own gut is often the best map.
I think the road less taken is the best… say hello to Frost on the road
Hahaha. I hope it wasn’t that derivative. 🙂
It actually came from talking to my mom’s social worker and therapists yesterday.
Infinite unknowns…that’s the lure of the roads ~ Thanks for joining in ~
Thank you, Grace!
Good choice of synonyms. Nice metaphor
Thank you, Derrick.
I like the opening you’ve left. Better to see what happens as you go…(K)
Yes, thank you, Kerfe.
This is beautifully eloquent. Sometimes we just need to follow our gut and instinct when it comes to choosing a path 🙂
Thank you very much! 🙂
There are many paths to tomorrow. I wonder how much the experts know about what matters.
Yes. Thank you, Frank.
I like multiple paths and directions, Merril. (Your infinite unknown pathways are similar to mine.) This was beautiful!
I always smile when people find that even Frost says he may come back and take the other, more troddened path on another day.
Thank you, Robin! 🙂
Of course. Take care.
I like the idea of advice being a signpost on a bumpy road!
Thank you, Dwight! 🙂
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