I Stepped From Plank To Plank

"I stepped from Plank to Plank
A slow and cautious way
The Stars about my Head I felt
About my Feet the Sea.
I knew not but the next
Would be my final inch—
This gave me that precarious Gait
Some call Experience."

-Emily Dickinson

The poem could be my life lately, figuratively and literally. I ventured out on the dock the other night; stepping out in pitch darkness with only the stars casting some dim light on the planks and shifting water. I don't know why I wander these paths at night other than to feel the wind against my skin.
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20 comments:

  1. This content seems a little melancholy, and wandering as well as wondering--pensive, and slightly anxious.

    Still wondering what to do regarding "The Rest of Your Life"? I think someone as clever and creative as you will never be far from something brilliant and wonderful.

    And if I'm totally wrong, oops. It sometimes feels nice to feel a bracing breeze wrapping up our legs tingling in the cold--the sensations bring us the truth. The utter feeling of being alive.

    XX.
    Mae Lu, @ thereafterish.


    PS. You conveniently post routinely around my morning coffee break. :)

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  2. love it

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  3. love the floral dress and accessories!

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  4. The location is so lovely......such amazing pictures! :)

    And this bomber of yours is so very versatile......it goes well with all kinds of stuff! :))

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  5. I like the double coat. I'm gonna try that today on this chilly morning!!

    Shy

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  6. what a beautiful and serene post!@ xoxo

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  7. ah, i always love it when you post emily dickinson poems here :) we are birds of a feather, poetry-wise!

    ps. the post below is adorable!

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  8. Love the green coat, and the brown jacket with the dress, it looks great! And Im guessing the sun is setting, looks great!
    Bellesme

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  9. This is an altogether beautiful post.
    (I love Emily Dickinson)

    -shannon

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  10. adorei o poema e como ele te faz sentir é épico e a roupa é tão calorosa

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  11. I feel like sometimes other people's writing explains how I'm feeling better than I can.
    My Heart Blogged

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  12. Love the layered jackets. I do this with my leather vest and my leather jacket. Never thought to do it with a coat and a leather jacket! Will have to try it!

    And I love the mood of these photos. You have such a lovely blog!

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  13. the top coat is so cool! I saw the same one but in yellow the other day, this green one is much nicer I think.

    the poem does seem a little melancholy...it could be like "walking the plank"

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  14. great pictures! and that necklace is great pop of color, especially in that photo.

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  15. I love these photos - and I love that poem. So inspiring!

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  16. Oh lovely photos! You look gorgeous in your coat. I love your hair in these photos! You're such an inspiration. :)

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  17. you're still cute as you always have been.

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  18. These photos are gorgeous, such a pretty location. I love that Modcloth dress too!

    -Danielle

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