Saturday, 25 July 2009

Where in the world

Prompt this week is Where in the world for Sunday Scribblings Oh I have made a few travels in the past and I loved them all. In Holland you live close to many countries so I went to Germany France Spain to name a few. There are many places in the world where I would like to go. Some of my favourites are Greece, France, Italy,Indonesia, India. When the children are older and I have some more space than I sure want to discover some. Today the place where I wanna be is home, by the fire with a glas of wine. I had a busy week, but an exciting one. I taught 11 adults a computer program and loved it. 2 hours talking is however topsport for me so my weekend is there to rest.
Where in the world would I like to be
 India or Italy, Holland or Hungary
It would all be a possibility
when I could spread my wings like a bird and soar free

Snuggling up by the crackling fire
I dream and drift in the wind
I see exotic places in silent wonder,
 I see a tapestry of coloured spaces

 It all happens in a location
which is a great place in itself
 where all are kind where magic is rule
that place is the world in my mind

22 comments:

  1. Kia ora Marja,
    Beautiful poem Marja, one which strikes that chord of wanderlust within me. I get to head into the mountains for 5 days, my pack is already loaded and ready to go. So I guess the mountains will have to fullfill my wanderlust. I love the thought of you sitting in front of the wood fire writing that poem. Cheers Marja!
    Aroha,
    Robb

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  2. That last line is great. I, too, spend a lot of time in my mind. It's a magical place.

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  3. Wonderful Marja...looks like you really loved your week and needs some deserving weekend rest. have a nice weekend!

    Second stanza of your poem was so beautiful that i imagined the crackling fire and a nice cozy chair by it.....sitting there with closed eyes...drifting of to all those nice places!

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  5. Lovely poem, Marja and as someone has said, it really gets the wanderlust going. I've never been to Italy, but would love to see it some day.

    Kat

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  6. Wonderful poem ,my dear Marja! Sorry please I am so quiet at the moment....but we are very busy here.I haven´t forget you!

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  7. if i'd b anywhere that'd b in my lover's arms :)

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  8. I was trying to say that... one of my favorite places that I spend a great deal of time in is my mind...
    Love the poem Marja!!

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  9. I like to spend a lot of time in my mind, but there are those that say I am out of my mind. I guess in my mind or out of my mind is all the same place to me.
    Nice post. have an extra glass of wind for me.

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  10. Lovely poem. I'd still love to spread my wings and soar to exotic places, but visiting them in the mind is a passable substitute.

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  11. beautiful poem.

    On my list of places to go is Holland. I would love to go there for a couple of months!

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  12. great imagination - think 'there' and be there...

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  13. Nice to see you keeping on blogging Marja. I am sure it is a source of inspiration for you.

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  14. Nice poem. I could see the eagerness and curiosity...Wish we had wings, Just spread wings and reach every beautiful place.

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  15. Lovely poem, Marja!

    Go to these places while you can - there is so much stopping us later in life!

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  16. I do hope you get to visit the places on your list. I'm fortunate in having visited all of the places you mentioned, but I have only been able to do so since the family have flown the nest!

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  17. Lovely poem. I would love to travel to Italy some day too.

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  18. Often, the best traveling is that done in our mind! Nice post!

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  19. My wanderlust usually has be going to tropical places with blue water and warm sandy beaches. But after reading Pat Conroy's book "Beach Music" were the main character lived in a self-imposed exile in Rome I often find myself dreaming of walking the streets of the eternal city.

    Your poem has be thinking of the Rome again.

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  20. Where in the world would we be without dreaming, it leads to doing doesn't it?

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  21. Forgive me for not coming by sooner.

    I love your destination (home); I'm there too.

    I was reading Lioness's S.S. and she sounded so young and free.

    I was there too but now, the simple pleasure of home and family are where I am now.

    Nice to meet you!

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