To Walk into Forests without a Light

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How is it to walk into forests
without a light ?
To stand tall and forget
To be afraid.
To break memories
Against rocks and learn
How to trust venomous snakes
Sleeping soundly in the grass.

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14 thoughts on “To Walk into Forests without a Light

  1. I could go in so many different directions with this. Is the reference to snakes literal or are the snakes a person, ideology, or political system? And the forest…oh this post has me thinking of so many things I’ve stumbled into without full knowledge (without light). Or is the forest just a forest and this is a humble wish for the snakes sleeping in the grass to let us pass without harm. Great Post Trini!!!

    • Thank you so much! I love your thoughts! Everything is definitely symbolic 😊. Metaphors for something else. but I think I will let you find your own interpretation. 😊. Most of what I write is filled with metaphors. I love that you get that 😊😊

  2. Lovely and scary piece of work, Trini. Shiver, shiver. πŸ™‚
    I once went for a run, it took me deep into the forest, I run lightheartedly and I was 10 km away from home when it turned dark … Luckily the glow worms kept me company, phew. πŸ™‚ ❀

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