Like A Willow

Like a willow in the wind
Life moves without direction
Responding to a subtle nudge
From the hand of choice

Guided by conviction
Coaxed by opportunity
Hardened by failure
Heartened by success

Without intervention
Destinations unfold
Where will it all end
Life’s mystery

About oldmainer

I am a retired manager living in Southern Maine and a would be writer of poetry, narratives, short stories, and random opinions, and that's how Oldmainer was born. Recently, I decided to try an experiment. I added photography to the mix, using only a cheap cell phone with a limited camera and the editing software that came with it, and added the blog site Inklings at to showcase the results. So, feel free to use whatever you find interesting or worthy, but please honor the terms of my copyright when and if you do. They may not be much, but they are still a piece of me. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.
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2 Responses to Like A Willow

  1. quiall says:

    Wonderful description of life.


  2. scifihammy says:

    Lovely 😀
    And that’s part of life’s mystery – not knowing the ending.:D


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