When you have risked it all
just to have a taste.
When you have feasted on victory,
and swallowed defeat.
When you've achieved ambitions,
yet still felt unfulfilled.
When you realized it's not
about what you own, but more
about what you experience.
When you see the sun on the
horizon, or the rising full moon.
Can you feel it's unrelenting pull?
When wanting to explore
becomes the need to explore.
Take the time to praise your God
and seek the rare, the unknown.
Seek the path less trodden
and perceive an elation of spirit.
Let your dreams find adventure.
Mount your steed and ride into
the rising sun. Into discovery!
Ken Allan Dronsfield is a disabled veteran, prize winning poet and fabulist from New Hampshire, now residing on the plains of Oklahoma. He is widely published in magazines, journals, reviews and anthologies throughout the US and abroad. He has three poetry collections, "The Cellaring" a book of 80 poems of light horror, paranormal, weird and wonderful work. His second book, "A Taint of Pity", contains 52 Life Poems Written with a Cracked Inflection. Ken's third poetry collection, "Zephyr's Whisper", are 64 Poems and Parables of a Seasonal Pretense, has just been released, and includes his poem, "With Charcoal Black, Version III", selected as the First Prize Winner for Realistic Poetry International's recent Nature Poem Contest. He has been nominated three times for both the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net for 2016-2018. Ken loves writing, thunderstorms, walking in the woods at night during a full moon and spending time with his cats Willa and Yumpy.