Sunday, September 27, 2015

The Journey of Life

PHOTO PROMPT © The Reclining Gentleman

Sometimes the journey of a thousand miles can have no ending.  At other times a walk around the block can lead you home.

When I started this trip I had no idea what road I’d take.  Would I have the Poet‘s regret for the road not taken or would I bask in glow of my judgements?


 A milestone birthday gone this year but I am still looking for answers in the misty morning haze.   

Each day we struggle, stumble and fall.  But it is still worth it with someone at your side to help you navigate the tricky road ahead.

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Written for the Friday Fictioneers  Word Count : 100.  

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Written in an Airport Lounge, travelling back for work after a week when a milestone birthday happened and thus the reflective mood.

18 comments :

  1. I think it's the company that make all the difference, and maybe that is more the road than the road itself.

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    1. You are right Björn the company makes all the difference. And as you say sometimes negotiating that that can be a separate journey in itself :-)

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  2. If life is a journey, and not a destination, then travelling companions are everything.
    Good piece.

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    1. They are indeed! Thanks for your comments Mick.

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  3. Nice introspective. It's the company that makes all the difference sometimes.

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    1. Seems like everyone is in agreement this time. Thanks for reading and commenting Alistair.

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  4. It's easier and more fun if there is someone who helps to navigate, and also more comforting. Interesting thoughts, very true.

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    1. Thank you, I am glad you think so.

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  5. I agree who you navigate this path with makes all the difference! Lovely piece.

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    1. Thank you Amy I am glad you liked it.

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  6. Dear Subroto,

    Oh those milestone birthdays. They're always the ones that give us pause to reflect. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. Better than being a millstone ;-) Thanks for your comments Rochelle I am glad you liked it.

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  7. Your 1st two lines grabbed me immediately. A wonderful way to begin a thought provoking vignette. A significant age can bring us to ponder about our lives.
    Very enjoyable read ... well done.
    Isadora ��

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    1. Very kind of you to say so. Thank you Isadora.

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  8. We do stop and think at milestone birthdays.We all have them so we're in good company. That good company does make all the difference. It's lovely to see life as a journey. Well done, Subroto. :) --- Suzanne

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    1. The journey word has been overdone by reality TV but I think it still works for our lives overall :-) Thanks for your comments Suzanne.

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  9. From the title on I loved your piece. Certainly the journey of life is something that we can all relate to and you have given a few insights. Certainly having that someone by your side is a big plus.

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    1. Thank you so much for saying so Irene, I am gad you liked it.

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