"Now shall I walk, or should I ride?

"Ride," Pleasure said.

"Walk," Joy replied.

W.H. Davies

Metaphors of Movement

Metaphors of Movement

Nov 22, 2023-- "In his 1914 poem The Best Friend, the Welsh poet and occasional vagabond W.H. Davies pondered a timeless question: Now shall I walk, or should I ride? This seemingly simple dilemma encapsulates the modern industrial choice between slow-paced ageless wandering on foot or embracing the thrill of motorized transport, along with the attendant speed and freedom it offers, which has become such an integral part of our contemporary lifestyle. It likewise speaks volumes about us and about the nature of the choices we make daily..." (2222 reads)


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