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!

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  1. "Lt's be erratic!" Love that, great post, "Soul Wandering," that's perfect for a poet's mindset.

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  2. I'm obviously being erratic with my spelling, eh? "Lt's" is, of course,"Let's" ;-)

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