The long and winding journey

12 years ago

with two suitcases that contained all that I owned,

On a plane I got .

For the two day trip that would bring me

to this fabled land of snow.

Alone but not scared

for I will not strand, I know.

Canada!

My last hope

My childhood dream.

Tell me why my battles,

always seem to be upstream?

Family and friends,

So many things left behind.

Beloved books and music

mementos of a troubled past.

Up and away

Up and away I went.

And started the journey to a better life.

The long and winding journey into the unknown.

The long and winding journey…

Home

SSG the Wanderer

SSG the Wanderer

Me, inspiring?

Well, Monday came and went and I barely had a chance to sit down and type. Whatever little time I had, I spent it reading your fabulous blogs.

And while doing that, I found out with great joy that I had a little great award waiting for me!!

One that I had seen often in other blogs but never thought I’d see on my own. So, thank you all-knowing dad. Both for the pleasant surprise and for the award itself. I started a blog because I felt that all the thoughts I had inside were gonna make me implode after so many years of keeping them inside, always burning like coal that will never die. It was mostly an outlet, a place to write the things I could never say out loud. In time, I realized that there were also good things inside me that never saw the light either and pretty soon, there was silliness and laughter too. And that felt good!

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