Poets, Or Wanderers
"I am a wanderer so let that be my name" writes Basho in one of his most famous haikus. It struck me rereading it this morning how being a poet means also being a wanderer. Wandering is a necessary state for a poet. Soul wandering even more so. Stopping in the middle of my train of thoughts--captured by the beauty of a word--is the beginning of a new soulscape for me. From there a new journey begins. A journey leading to always new paths of ink. Let's be erratic!