Thursday, February 16, 2012

Universal Quest


image source: wikipedia


What spurs the soldier onward?
Or the miner in jaws of dirt
What drives the laborer forward?
What adds true worth to our work?
What calls the wayward drifter?
Or the sailor out of the storm
What is this universal quest?
Why, it’s one small syllable-
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© Janet Martin

6 comments:

  1. Your illustration captured the mood of your poem beautifully.

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  2. I love this poem... true in every way!

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  3. I love the charm and lyrical tone of your words~ It is beautiful and so whispers the warmth and welcome of home! Well Done~

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