Journeying

She ventured canopies
once out of sight
woods untrodden
lands forbidden
drank from the springs of delight;

while on a voyage
across the sea
her vessel was caught
in a tumultuous squall;

she’s now stuck in a whirlpool
that will neither drown her
nor will fetch the shore.

© Nazneen Kachwala – 16.01.2019

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