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Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
BLOSSOM

Drifting West

ahead of a bitter biting

Eastern wind

The Blossom reminds me

of the children of conflict

unable to withstand

the charlatans of cruelty

till they die

like the blossom

underfoot

often

unsung

Vaya

con Dios

I whisper

thinking also of pilgrims

trudging West

past markers of those

who could

like the blossom

float

no further.

walk soft

stay safe

pray hard

think deep.

Samarkand.


APRIL

I scrape the late

April sky

of evening dark

looking for signs

of the early swifts

of May

en route

to me

with dreams

then leaving me

in Autumn's southern flight

calling me

calling

to follow

and so it goes

ebb and flow

as breathes the world

to grow

a time

of mind

and pave the heart

with stones

cobbled from

quarried yesterdays

that I might walk a Way

and let my Soul

fly high

with swifts of May

a-wing

on late of night

sipping

April showers.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
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APRIL

I scrape the late

April sky

of evening dark

looking for signs

of the early swifts

of May

en route

to me

with dreams

then leaving me

in Autumn's southern flight

calling me

calling

to follow

and so it goes

ebb and flow

as breathes the world

to grow

a time

of mind

and pave the heart

with stones

cobbled from

quarried yesterdays

that I might walk a Way

and let my Soul

fly high

with swifts of May

a-wing

on late of night

sipping

April showers.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.


HEARTBREAK
APRIL

I scrape the late

April sky

of evening dark

looking for signs

of the early swifts

of May

en route

to me

with dreams

then leaving me

in Autumn's southern flight

calling me

calling

to follow

and so it goes

ebb and flow

as breathes the world

to grow

a time

of mind

and pave the heart

with stones

cobbled from

quarried yesterdays

that I might walk a Way

and let my Soul

fly high

with swifts of May

a-wing

on late of night

sipping

April showers.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.

HEARTBREAK


The morning TV news

shows me a young man

receiving an accolade

from his Queen

The next item

shows a bubbly three month old little girl

shortly before

she too receives an accolade

from the invading murderers

in the form of a missile

which will take her life

and that of her mother

and grandmother

Her father thought they were safe

and had gone for some much needed shopping

He returned to nothing.


I weep

for I too lost a little one

many years ago.

What good are tears

I ask

except they turn to ice

in the river

of my heart

and perhaps

in a time

they will help to form a glacier

for glaciers crumble mountains

and love can surely crumble hate


But in this now

all I can do

is weep

pray

light candles

and wait for the road

that I might soothe my heartbreak

with the Way.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
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HEARTBREAK


HEARTBREAK


The morning TV news

shows me a young man

receiving an accolade

from his Queen

The next item

shows a bubbly three month old little girl

shortly before

she too receives an accolade

from the invading murderers

in the form of a missile

which will take her life

and that of her mother

and grandmother

Her father thought they were safe

and had gone for some much needed shopping

He returned to nothing.


I weep

for I too lost a little one

many years ago.

What good are tears

I ask

except they turn to ice

in the river

of my heart

and perhaps

in a time

they will help to form a glacier

for glaciers crumble mountains

and love can surely crumble hate


But in this now

all I can do

is weep

pray

light candles

and wait for the road

that I might soothe my heartbreak

with the Way.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.

NOTRE DAME

I watch

the rebuilding

of a great glory

in stone

wood

and iron

by master craftsmen

of France

as a people

unite

in skills revived

to show

the spirit reborn

of an ancient

symbol.


I have stood

on the square

before the fire

decades ago

awaiting

my first Camino

closed my eyes

wept

and held my journey

in my heart

until its proper time

that came

soft

uncalled

on the mountain

and made me

Pilgrim.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
NOTRE DAME

I watch

the rebuilding

of a great glory

in stone

wood

and iron

by master craftsmen

of France

as a people

unite

in skills revived

to show

the spirit reborn

of an ancient

symbol.


I have stood

on the square

before the fire

decades ago

awaiting

my first Camino

closed my eyes

wept

and held my journey

in my heart

until its proper time

that came

soft

uncalled

on the mountain

and made me

Pilgrim.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.


MAY


A May morning

wrapped soft in mist

like a lover's gift

has me slowly

wandering

through the park

to sit at beach

and sip coffee


watching far of figures

at distant tide edge

almost motionless

like a Lowry tableau

black etched

still

as comes the day.

Vaya

con Dios

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
MAY


A May morning

wrapped soft in mist

like a lover's gift

has me slowly

wandering

through the park

to sit at beach

and sip coffee


watching far of figures

at distant tide edge

almost motionless

like a Lowry tableau

black etched

still

as comes the day.

Vaya

con Dios

Samarkand.

THEY

A I

created AII

and then crossed it with XR squared

to form

a new crypto metal organism

and it flew

PTERODACTYL

of tomorrow

leaving a razor edged line of precision

across

a leaden sky

filling me with horror

at the future-doom of morrows

when the seas

poisoned

heaved

new evolutions

hunting we

the last of living life forms

who had squandered our Eden

for the briefest of joys

ignoring the pains

and rights

of our fellow creatures

on a burning lifeboat

sacrifice

to forgotten Gods

long since fled.

Samarkand.
 
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Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
THEY

A I

created AII

and then crossed it with XR squared

to form

a new crypto metal organism

and it flew

PTERODACTYL

of tomorrow

leaving a razor edged line of precision

across

a leaden sky

filling me with horror

at the future-doom of morrows

when the seas

poisoned

heaved

new evolutions

hunting we

the last of living life forms

who had squandered our Eden

for the briefest of joys

ignoring the pains

and rights

of our fellow creatures

on a burning lifeboat

sacrifice

to forgotten Gods

long since fled.

Samarkand.
Hi kirkie, is that WOW a goodly WOW or OMG , shock, horror WOW? MANY THANKS ANYWAY! Samarkand :) :)
 
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06,CF;13,CP;17,SSal;19,Ingles
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Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
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CROCODILE

Head down

full of the wild

of a yester poem

I met

The Crocodile

a long sinuous yellow chain

of high-vis

children

on their way

with smiles

to morrow

and I

smiled too.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
CROCODILE

Head down

full of the wild

of a yester poem

I met

The Crocodile

a long sinuous yellow chain

of high-vis

children

on their way

with smiles

to morrow

and I

smiled too.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.


MAY 9th


A hole in the clouds

and a pair of Swifts

falls through!

My heart leaps

as a singleton zooms by

turning on his side

to show his sickle wings

as if to say

YES!

We are back

So I go to Cheddar Gorge

to get my new boots:

ready for a " Bitsa" 29th August


I place my old ones

in my Camino Corner

and pay homage to them

They have served me well

for years

and will not be binned!

Already I taste good red wine

tortilla

and strong black coffee:

No wretched Café con Leche.

So the wind and rain come back

to acquaint my new boots

with fickle weather

and asphalt pavements.

I do not care

My Swifts

are my feathered prayers

that fly

but my booted feet

are my connection

re-connection

with The Way

and Mother Earth.

Walk soft

stay safe

and as ever

Vaya

Con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
MAY 9th


A hole in the clouds

and a pair of Swifts

falls through!

My heart leaps

as a singleton zooms by

turning on his side

to show his sickle wings

as if to say

YES!

We are back

So I go to Cheddar Gorge

to get my new boots:

ready for a " Bitsa" 29th August


I place my old ones

in my Camino Corner

and pay homage to them

They have served me well

for years

and will not be binned!

Already I taste good red wine

tortilla

and strong black coffee:

No wretched Café con Leche.

So the wind and rain come back

to acquaint my new boots

with fickle weather

and asphalt pavements.

I do not care

My Swifts

are my feathered prayers

that fly

but my booted feet

are my connection

re-connection

with The Way

and Mother Earth.

Walk soft

stay safe

and as ever

Vaya

Con Dios.

Samarkand.

BECOMING

A slew of feelings

morph

into

thoughts

and become a self

in motion

past

my

window

and then

I

realise

it

is

me

on my way

to

the road

forever

changing.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Via

con Dios

Samarkand.
 
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cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
BECOMING

A slew of feelings

morph

into

thoughts

and become a self

in motion

past

my

window

and then

I

realise

it

is

me

on my way

to

the road

forever

changing.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Via

con Dios

Samarkand.

A TUBE LINE TO YESTERDAY

I took counsel with my Tomorrows

and got leave of absence

from Today

so I bought an all-zone ticket

and took my mind

on a journey

with an old Thought

as Guide

to a distant

Yesterday

Something there

was troubling me

and would not go away.

I found the Memory Line

far

far

below

down countless

countless steps

and was guided on

at interchanges

by unknowns

hiding in the shelves.


DNA was lurking

at bookstores

of the yester time

where quiet

and rest

and mystery

are safe from Tube and Scope

till I heard the chuckle

from a Child of Time and Wonder

then knew it was but I

reminding me

of sunbeams

dancing

all along The Way

So I took an elevator

and came out on the mountain

to watch the Swifts

at break of day

giving back Tomorrow

my borrowed time

and my ticket

to a child

that Today and I

be one again

and soothe the Self of wild.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

Con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
A TUBE LINE TO YESTERDAY

I took counsel with my Tomorrows

and got leave of absence

from Today

so I bought an all-zone ticket

and took my mind

on a journey

with an old Thought

as Guide

to a distant

Yesterday

Something there

was troubling me

and would not go away.

I found the Memory Line

far

far

below

down countless

countless steps

and was guided on

at interchanges

by unknowns

hiding in the shelves.


DNA was lurking

at bookstores

of the yester time

where quiet

and rest

and mystery

are safe from Tube and Scope

till I heard the chuckle

from a Child of Time and Wonder

then knew it was but I

reminding me

of sunbeams

dancing

all along The Way

So I took an elevator

and came out on the mountain

to watch the Swifts

at break of day

giving back Tomorrow

my borrowed time

and my ticket

to a child

that Today and I

be one again

and soothe the Self of wild.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

Con Dios.

Samarkand.

GUN-TALK

A dreadful day

of senseless slaughter

when children's laughter

whilst at school

is drowned by chatter

from a gun

to which they can not reply

I weep for you

and as an elder

beg your forgiveness

and that of children

round the world

who do not ask

for such brutality

Via con Dios

Samarkand.
 
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THE POST BOX

My mind has become

a drop zone

for thoughts from Other

who leaves dreams

like postcards

in my sleep.

just recently I saw an envelope

with scrawled Cyrillic pencilled out

and in English

in a corner

a little message

"Democracy is not dead in .........."

and I wondered

was I being told

not to demonise the many

for the actions of the few?


On another night

in what passes for sleep

I was at a meeting

with a few

at a farewell meal.

All were packed and ready

for a journey

but knew not where

or when

or why

they were going.

Was I getting a postcard

from the last

of the Six Million?

In the late evening Turner Sky

of deep reds and blacks

I whispered to the wind

and

My sickle-wings

my Swifts

heard me

and a small group

flew past

my window

to remind me

of connection

re-connection

and the Way

where I will light my candles

for all

and in the great Cathedral

of Santiago

I will pray

for an ancient dream

of journey

is upon me

and my mind is onward posting

to

Jerusalem the Golden

and hills to walk

another day.

And I wonder:

are Poets the Postmen

of the Universe?

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
THE POST BOX

My mind has become

a drop zone

for thoughts from Other

who leaves dreams

like postcards

in my sleep.

just recently I saw an envelope

with scrawled Cyrillic pencilled out

and in English

in a corner

a little message

"Democracy is not dead in .........."

and I wondered

was I being told

not to demonise the many

for the actions of the few?


On another night

in what passes for sleep

I was at a meeting

with a few

at a farewell meal.

All were packed and ready

for a journey

but knew not where

or when

or why

they were going.

Was I getting a postcard

from the last

of the Six Million?

In the late evening Turner Sky

of deep reds and blacks

I whispered to the wind

and

My sickle-wings

my Swifts

heard me

and a small group

flew past

my window

to remind me

of connection

re-connection

and the Way

where I will light my candles

for all

and in the great Cathedral

of Santiago

I will pray

for an ancient dream

of journey

is upon me

and my mind is onward posting

to

Jerusalem the Golden

and hills to walk

another day.

And I wonder:

are Poets the Postmen

of the Universe?

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.

PRAYERS REQUESTED

after a lovely trip to Scotland to sprinkle ashes and see my Mum's grave, there was a rude awakening. Dot had a recall from the breast screening dept. She had tests yesterday and it has been confirmed she has " a lump". They are not sure what it is or why so she has to go for biopsies etc. She is determined however to go on our planned " Bitsa" camino, i.e. a bit walk here and a bus there etc. As she is 68 and I am 84 ( with attendant discrepancies) it will be luck if we achieve more than 5miles on any given day! We are busy booking -places to stay at both ends of the trip and flights are already booked. My local canon, TOM, is already praying for her. SO, pilgies, a prayer please, or a candle lit, will be most welcome. Thank you.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
PRAYERS REQUESTED

after a lovely trip to Scotland to sprinkle ashes and see my Mum's grave, there was a rude awakening. Dot had a recall from the breast screening dept. She had tests yesterday and it has been confirmed she has " a lump". They are not sure what it is or why so she has to go for biopsies etc. She is determined however to go on our planned " Bitsa" camino, i.e. a bit walk here and a bus there etc. As she is 68 and I am 84 ( with attendant discrepancies) it will be luck if we achieve more than 5miles on any given day! We are busy booking -places to stay at both ends of the trip and flights are already booked. My local canon, TOM, is already praying for her. SO, pilgies, a prayer please, or a candle lit, will be most welcome. Thank you.

Samarkand.
thank you .

samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
cf (2), de la plata, cp. (2003 -2018)
Here is my favourite almost real candle. I silence it.

THE POSTMAN

I trudge

from time to time

with a sack

that never empties

for it carries the letters

of yester-morrow

from the tired

lost

cast-down

who need to rest

and sleep

an age

then make a tool of sorrow

to carve a niche

in olden stone

where sun-light

it may borrow

till dream will quicken

and soul-heart surge

to postman's pace

round the boxes

of tomorrow

with laughter in the wind

scouring a Way

across the sands of day

uncovering footprints

always there

for seekers.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
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THE POSTMAN

I trudge

from time to time

with a sack

that never empties

for it carries the letters

of yester-morrow

from the tired

lost

cast-down

who need to rest

and sleep

an age

then make a tool of sorrow

to carve a niche

in olden stone

where sun-light

it may borrow

till dream will quicken

and soul-heart surge

to postman's pace

round the boxes

of tomorrow

with laughter in the wind

scouring a Way

across the sands of day

uncovering footprints

always there

for seekers.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
UNCERTAINITY

looking high

over tall trees

I feel

I am on a mountain

The gulls have transformed

to eagles

the crows

to ravens

and there is a sigh in the Western wind

calling me

home

But

"Not yet

not yet "

I whisper to my old and ancient Gods

for I must go

a-camino

with the love of my life

who awaits

perhaps

dreadful news

and without whom

my life would be

as blasted ash

and my heart

a dying star

But

" Look up

Look up "

my sickle-wings do chirrup

slicing past in the evening blue

as my love and I

continue plans to make

holding hands across the miles

to dream of eagles

Spain

Finisterre

where we have stones

to lay

in ocean's deep

and be glad

Our Way

was part

of this

the Greater Way.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios

Samarkand.
 
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UNCERTAINITY

looking high

over tall trees

I feel

I am on a mountain

The gulls have transformed

to eagles

the crows

to ravens

and there is a sigh in the Western wind

calling me

home

But

"Not yet

not yet "

I whisper to my old and ancient Gods

for I must go

a-camino

with the love of my life

who awaits

perhaps

dreadful news

and without whom

my life would be

as blasted ash

and my heart

a dying star

But

" Look up

Look up "

my sickle-wings do chirrup

slicing past in the evening blue

as my love and I

continue plans to make

holding hands across the miles

to dream of eagles

Spain

Finisterre

where we have stones

to lay

in ocean's deep

and be glad

Our Way

was part

of this

the Greater Way.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios

Samarkand.

THE LITTLE THINGS


I watch a stream

and listen to it

babbling over the stones

at Cheddar Gorge


High

the swifts

are hawking at insects

like my mind

stooping

at thoughts



So

I treat myself :)

to coffee

and a large

freshly baked scone

with cream

and jam


Then I sit contented

for a while

on a bench

near my bus stop


An hour

and a half

will see me home

via the supermarket

and I will have

some chicken wings

a glass of wine

and siesta


Summer filters its way

into

my bones

teaching me

of

little things

like the knots

on a rope bridge

holding us all

together.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand
 
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THE LITTLE THINGS


I watch a stream

and listen to it

babbling over the stones

at Cheddar Gorge


High

the swifts

are hawking at insects

like my mind

stooping

at thoughts



So

I treat myself :)

to coffee

and a large

freshly baked scone

with cream

and jam


Then I sit contented

for a while

on a bench

near my bus stop


An hour

and a half

will see me home

via the supermarket

and I will have

some chicken wings

a glass of wine

and siesta


Summer filters its way

into

my bones

teaching me

of

little things

like the knots

on a rope bridge

holding us all

together.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand
 
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SEASONS

A flickering of wings

in the lowering sky

tells me

swifts this day

will not fly high

in fog and spitting rain

as drink I coffee

then slowly walk

to town

with thoughts aground

like wounded kites

whilst forum news

has fires hard

on camino

where I must go

when comes the time

with swifts ahead

and at harvest

grapes are in

to make the wine

and bottle sunshine

whilst baking bread

to keep the circle

turning.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.
 
Past OR future Camino
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SEASONS

A flickering of wings

in the lowering sky

tells me

swifts this day

will not fly high

in fog and spitting rain

as drink I coffee

then slowly walk

to town

with thoughts aground

like wounded kites

whilst forum news

has fires hard

on camino

where I must go

when comes the time

with swifts ahead

and at harvest

grapes are in

to make the wine

and bottle sunshine

whilst baking bread

to keep the circle

turning.

Walk soft

stay safe

and

as ever

Vaya

con Dios.

Samarkand.

PRAYERS REQUESTED FROM MY FELLOW PILGRIMS


It has been confirmed that the love of my life has breast cancer. There is hope that surgery to remove "the lump" will stop it from spreading. Treatment and counselling has commenced and surgery date awaited. We are on the floor but hopeful. Both she and I will have to be in hospital before we give up on our planned "bitsa" camino at end of August. !

Thanks to all


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PRAYERS REQUESTED FROM MY FELLOW PILGRIMS


It has been confirmed that the love of my life has breast cancer. There is hope that surgery to remove "the lump" will stop it from spreading. Treatment and counselling has commenced and surgery date awaited. We are on the floor but hopeful. Both she and I will have to be in hospital before we give up on our planned "bitsa" camino at end of August. !

Thanks to all


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So sorry to hear this, @malingerer - a worrying time for you both. Sending prayers and good wishes. ❤️
 
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PRAYERS REQUESTED FROM MY FELLOW PILGRIMS


It has been confirmed that the love of my life has breast cancer. There is hope that surgery to remove "the lump" will stop it from spreading. Treatment and counselling has commenced and surgery date awaited. We are on the floor but hopeful. Both she and I will have to be in hospital before we give up on our planned "bitsa" camino at end of August. !

Thanks to all


Samarkand.
You know you can count on prayer. Here is a photo of a carved statue of St Anthony. I saw it in Killarney on Monday. I was there to get my citizenship! My forebears are from the Inishowen Peninsula, so it is full circle. No matter where we are born, we are all Jock Tamson's bairns. Wiki will tell you more.
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You know you can count on prayer. Here is a photo of a carved statue of St Anthony. I saw it in Killarney on Monday. I was there to get my citizenship! My forebears are from the Inishowen Peninsula, so it is full circle. No matter where we are born, we are all Jock Tamson's bairns. Wiki will tell you more.
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MARTHA D

I stand inside

a circle

of seven candles

whispering my ritual

of connection

to old forgotten Gods

who fly at dusk

as Swifts

from the Other Time

I remind them of who they are

and who

I am

as I make a plea

for my Martha D

the sunrise of my life

who faces peril

far from me

but always here

within the circle

of my love

where I can see

the smile

within her eyes

my love

my life

my Martha D.


Vaya Con Dios.

Samarkand.
 

Scott Sweeney

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I was a published writer years before I walked the Camino. I am not a professional writer. I've written poems about my love for her, poems of a lost marriage and of the ocean. I've written poetry about my Ireland and achieved what I feel is a fairly good use of metaphors..but I've never been able or felt the right to share word's of my walks. I will leave that to others.
 
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I was a published writer years before I walked the Camino. I am not a professional writer. I've written poems about my love for her, poems of a lost marriage and of the ocean. I've written poetry about my Ireland and achieved what I feel is a fairly good use of metaphors..but I've never been able or felt the right to share word's of my walks. I will leave that to others.
I forgot to say "Hi! and welcome". you made an interesting comment but I am not sure if it was a "criticism " :) I have always felt when on Camino that it was that I was doing and have never considered it a "walk". Whatever, buen Camino and keep on writing. I will have a look in my bookshop and see if I can get some of your works. Thank you.

Samarkand.
 

Scott Sweeney

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I forgot to say "Hi! and welcome". you made an interesting comment but I am not sure if it was a "criticism " :) I have always felt when on Camino that it was that I was doing and have never considered it a "walk". Whatever, buen Camino and keep on writing. I will have a look in my bookshop and see if I can get some of your works. Thank you.

Samarkand.
No criticism at all. I read your poems with much interest. Thanks for sharing and indeed, hello.
 

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