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The Climb


Like what was expected of her
She climbed…
and climbed
and climbed.
Success, the destination
Glory, the promise
Praise, the fuel that fed her fire
Below her now,
They wait
Hoping her coat tails will reach them
Fooled by the same dream
That made her climb…
And climb…
And climb.
And now she takes pause
Regarding the empty void of nothingness
That lies below,
Still the same,
Still discontent
Still driven.
With a deep breath and a silent wish
She turns,
And climbs
And climbs
And climbs.
Natasha Head 2011
See my latest Phopro here where you’ll see the awesome photograph which inspired this write. 
Also my latest attempt at Onestop’s OneShotWednesday!


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8 thoughts on “The Climb

  1. very nice poem…from your side our way , Loved the theme of your poem , in life we do keep climbing climbing …and just fails to check where we are heading …A nice read.I loved the overall blog and theme.take care.keep smiling 🙂

  2. Dear NatashaAhhh… an unending journey.. life's always a journey.. thanks for sharing…ॐ नमः शिवायOm Namah Shivayahttp://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.comTwitter: @VerseEveryDay

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