Where I Am

I've hiked for hours in the same woods. I'm exhausted, so I sit to look around.

It's beautiful. I'm so grateful to be here. The smells, the sounds ...

But I have no idea which direction I'm supposed to go from here, nor if I even have the energy to do so. 

Part of me feels as though I just need to keep walking, but that feels rather pointless.

Part of me wants to find an easy trail to walk, one that's well-worn and clear-cut, but that feels boring.

Part of me wants to create a trail, but that feels silly when I don't even know where I'm going ... or if there's even a necessity to having a trail.

So I sit and listen, feeling both at home and completely lost.