Adventures of the Mind
by Modar Neznanich
A wise old man once wrote
That there lies a road
East of the sun; West of the moon.
And as a young lad
I set out to find it.
With a bit of searching
I indeed found this mystic path
Which ran from place to place
And I traveled far and wide
To lands never before seen.
From Barsoom to a Mysterious Island
Hyperborea to Hyboria to Lankhmar
Oz to Narnia to Earthsea
Toad Hall to Pern to Mars
Even a stop at Miskatonic University.
From the Jungles of the Amazon
And the Sea of Dreams
Past Baker Street toward Shannara
And Prydain with its Black Cauldron
Into Lemura and Tyros
I have moved from a dune filled planet
To an undersea world known as Atlantis
From place to place, planet to planet
From the Middle-Earth to 20,000 leagues beneath the sea
Even a journey to the center of the earth.
And where you may ask
Did I manage to find
This trail of wonder
That I have trodden
Over the years.
The answer is simple
And available to all.
All you need is
An open mind
And a book to read.
©1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
2006, 2007 Ron Knight/Modar Neznanich
©2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Ron Knight/Modar Neznanich
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