Saturday, 18 August 2012


The Expedition

It takes courage to pack your old life in boxes
And go off with your hopes and dreams on your back
Trusting everything, expecting nothing,
Reducing yourself to what fits in a pack.

Reason and vision led you to this,
To setting your feet on an unknown track;
And feeling the ground rise up to meet you
Knowing part of yourself might never come back.

By Peter Adams