Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Road to Nowhere

Photo by Mark Haley
Spying an old man
Sitting beneath a tree
I pause and asked him kindly
Just where does this road lead
The man just sat and stared 
Beware the road to nowhere
Was all that he would say

15 comments:

  1. Well now, that was certainly a tease. (LOL?)

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  2. Jerry- If they ever tell the story, I'll write it down...they don't always tell me the whole story upfront.

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  3. Babs- Thank you! That's what I was going for.

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  4. He would be a Talking Head , perhaps ?

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  5. Hi Linda - he'd obviously been travelling for a long time ... and probably often sat beneath that tree ...

    Great tale though .. cheers Hilary

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  6. But were you taking the road to nowhere, or was he? Hmmm...

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  7. That's enough to make me sit down in the road!

    =)

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  8. Kutamun- How so?

    Hilary- Thanks! It's definitely a lonesome road.

    ~T~ - The travelers were on the road and, asking where the road would take them, found out that perhaps they'd taken a wrong turn. At least that's what I wanted.

    Sue- Yeah, I think I'd turn around!

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  9. Twilight Zone words, but also a good on the picture. It does look like the "road to nowhere."

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  10. The road to nowhere is definitely not one you would want to be taking, so wise words shared from the old man & ones to be taken heed of for sure! Nice Mag!

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  11. I like the whole tone of this one. What he a prophet or a mad man? An intriguing question to ponder. :)

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  12. Nicely done.. eerie.. ish. :)

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