The Road Ahead Is like the
|The road ahead is like the road
The dreams achieved revise the dreams to come.
world, and new-shaped world shapes mind,
As what you are steps back
from what you've done.
The deeper you resides in its
Sheltered like a yolk from wind and tide,
To wander through the paradise
Ambitious girl! Become what
dream you will,
And sail across each dark, forbidding sea.
the fawn will graze sweet meadows still,
Untouched by all the phantoms
you will be.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon