The Compass points North,
Towards the cool fresh Water,
Washing away fears.
The Compass points South,
Towards the dancing Fire light,
Aiming for courage.
The Compass points East,
Towards the Earth rising high,
Anchoring the lost.
The Compass points West,
Towards the clear singing Winds,
Willing us freedom.
Foot Note: The elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, have long been associated with the primary directions on a Compass: North, South, East and West, as well as a particular human quality.
While the individual element and quality associated with the different directions changes with hemisphere or belief system, the lore still consists of the same fundamentals. A direction, an element and a quality.
I chose to represent Strength, Courage, Self-awareness and Self-expression, all very separate elements of an individual that make the whole. Even when they appear at first to be the same.
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Great concept, creative and beautifully written. ❤️
This is soo gorgeous, well done, and unique! I love this take on the challenge.❤️
There is a definite odyssey within these 4 haikus. Well done,
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Everyone is a poet (though some tell me I'm not) , but you have shown that you are a real poet with these haiku
Great idea and loved the inspiration of the compass. I enjoyed it!
I liked this poem!
I love how you explained the elements with a compass. Beautiful poetry. Love it!
This was brilliant! I loved the way you connected each element with the primary directions!
This is wonderful. Very well done, indeed.
Lilly Cooper, I'm Glad that I have Read This Wonderful Piece ❤️💯 Strength, Courage, Self-awareness and Self-expression❗❗❗
Very nice work!
I love this! A guidance to whichever one we feel resonates with us 😌❤️.
Fantastic elements poem!!! Loving it!!!
I really loved the idea of this piece, and you wrote it beautifully. Lovely work :)