ON THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS – Poem By Bill Ivans & Solomon Temitope

Here am I at the crossroad en route Damascus like it’s Judgementʼs day –
Each step slowly taken and carefully calculated;
Lost in the lust of emptiness embracing the frosty air –
Poor wandering soul
Galumphing to Eldorado
In search of the un-lost one,
The skeptic in his thoughts, affirmative in his walk.

He is a snake stalking rats in an open field.
The odds are hard and high altogether,
Forgetting reality is real –
A mirage –
The closer you get, the faster it fades…
Oops! nothing’s at the end of the tunnel,
He’s been pursuing an illusion.

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Maybe this is the irony many encounters on this road;
Not everybody begets the miracle.
Perhaps it’s the war of the mind –
To be free or still, in the bosom of life.
Whether we win or get lost en route to Damascus,
It’s the uncertain fate that’s laced with our destiny.

Bill Ivans & Solomon Temitope
©2018

On The Road To Damascus – Poem By Bill Ivans and Solomon Temitope
On The Road To Damascus – Poem By Bill Ivans and Solomon Temitope

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