you will change the world with the strum of your guitar. thank you for being one of the best friends i have ever had. although we may not always be in reach, please know i am always here for you. you are going to rock it merritt. i love you. 💛
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost
No meio do verde labirinto aqui no alto
Me vi na mãe do meu lugar
Não vi como minha, até descer para o Largo
Onde o chão tinha pedras como as de lá
Onde o colorido de um prédio lembrou o passado do centro
Onde colorido hoje só encontro no mar
Então, cheguei no rio, não o Rio de onde sai
O Tejo que embarcaram no barco preparado para partir
Com tantas semelhanças, já em sinceros "Ora pois"
Subindo o bairro eu ia percebendo, e não mais entendendo
E novamente descendo, para em Belém comer mais dois
E sem nada esperar desse pequeno país dos meus avôs
Aqui em Alfama eu posso escrever
Ainda sem ter sido dessa freguesia, já me sinto em lá em casa
Mais em casa do que onde seu rei morou
In the middle of the green maze up here
I saw myself in the mother of my place
I didn't see it as mine until I came down to Largo
Where the ground had rocks like home
Where the color of a building reminded of the downtown past
Where colorful today I only find at sea So, I arrived at the river, not the Rio I came The Tejo where the queen boarded the boat prepared to depart With so many similarities, already in sincere "Ora pois"
Going up the neighborhood I realized, and no longer understanding
And again coming down, in Belem to eat two more
Expecting nothing from this little country of my grandfathers
Here in Alfama, I can write
Still not from this parish, I already feel at home
More than you King felt, where I came from
Some things are never meant to happen!
So as the calender turns up showing the seventh month of the year,
She cant wait for anything and seeing that empty suitcase is something she cant bear.
From the time I have learned seven sisters are beautiful places for a good sight,
July is a period each year when daddy gets to hear her emotional lines so prerequisite.
So this year mommy felt lets make it happen and so she just convinced him,
Family trips are always an amazing part of my dream.
Till 2 am I danced on the suitcase getting it filled with every cloth I had,
Still 2 days but 10 dresses didnt turn me sad.
" I want to stay in a hotel in cherapunji", echoed in the car more louder than Shawn's playlist,
My mommy kept on chanting these words on all the roads having turns and twists.
We planned to dine at that hotel but who knew some things are never meant to be,
With excitement we talked in all the resorts and hotels for a stay, all of them as far as the foothills of chera could see.
Even those with no proper roofs were questioned at,
But there wasnt a single room for us and by the roadside we sat.
It showed 7:30 pm and mommy still hoped there might be one,
Those drunkards following us on roads and those so called empty rooms made us feel, we really need to run.
No sooner the car needed a repair,
There couldnt be any room in any hotels and the dark sky made me cry thinking, destiny played it unfair.
That foggy night in those extremely narrow path made the journey more tough,
Due to so much fog it appeared as if the road was their but it was a bluff.
Somehow we managed out of it but with sad hearts mommy whispered, "I wish chera had a single room atleast"
With daddy's motivational words I chanted some prayers a bit and yes we could travel down back through the mist.
So even though the room wasnt found,
With good deeds comes good luck and yes it came around.
Its actually true, certain things in life are never meant to happen,
There was so much hopes, feelings and desires but suddenly it all got wrappened.
If its not meant then it actually won't,
A single wish broken shouldn't let u down, if u plan to give up then please don't.
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