Coddiwomple

by Mark Jodon

(To travel purposefully toward an as-yet-unknown destination.)

Let those who are lost
walk with you for a while.

Let them get their bearings.

Let your compassion reset
their wayward compass.

Point them in the general direction 
of their soul.  They will find their way.

Mark Jodon is the author of Day of the Speckled Trout (Transcendent Zero Press).  He is an Iconoclast Artist (www.iconoclastartists.org). His poetry has been featured in the Houston Poetry Fest, displayed in a city hall with a photography exhibit, quoted in a doctoral dissertation, incorporated in a wedding ceremony, and read in contemplative worship services.

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