Listen, A Photograph of Nature

“Though it’s fearful,
Though it’s deep, though it’s dark
And though you may lose the path,
Though you may encounter wolves,
You can’t just act,
You have to listen.
you can’t just act,
You have to think.
Though it’s dark,
There are always wolves,
There are always spells,
There are always beans,
Or a giant dwells there.
So into the woods you go again,
You have to every now and then.
Into the woods, no telling when,
Be ready for the journey.
Into the woods, but not too fast
or what you wish, you lose at last.
Into the woods, but mind the past.
Into the woods, but mind the future.
Into the woods, but not to stray,
Or tempt the wolf, or steal from the giant– 
……….”
– Stephen Sondheim

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2 thoughts on “Listen, A Photograph of Nature

  1. rommel January 15, 2015 / 2:52 pm

    A nice thought on uncertainty and a sense of adventure combined, nice!

    • One Street Shy January 15, 2015 / 5:09 pm

      Thanks, Rommel! Don’t uncertainty and adventure go hand in hand? I sure think so 🙂

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