The unseen journey…

Messages carried along
meandering lanes
without conscious input
by electronic impulses are
speeding across the sinews,
through the blood avenues
and down the back alleys
to our feet, on the footpath
of life
telling us
that pressing on
is the only



Meanwhile telegrams
travel to the very edges
of our arterial network
sending instructions
to our shoulders
and on
to our arms and hands
to move in beautiful unison
with our feet
allowing us
to set out
our form of


And so we amble on
blissfully unaware
of the arduous tasks
our body will carry out
every second
of every day




our lives.

©Joe Wilson – The unseen journey…2015

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