Just take the chest and go in peace
This is a word with many meanings and what
Prompts me to write this, is the way “take” has been
used in the poem. Here’s my thoughts about the use of
“Take”, regarding its location and meaning. Forrest has said
the clues in the poem are in consecutive order
and he has also said not to mess with his poem.
If these two staitment are true and we follow the
poem, in that exact order, it seems impossible for the treasure
to be in the spot you are standing, when you look quickly down,
with two stanzas left to go in the poem. I know the poem
sounds logical and that the last two stanzas appear to be
some type of after thoughts or helpful hints from Forrest,
But what if?
What if, it’s a form of misdirection?
Like I said before, this word has many meanings
Ok, now here’s my thought
I believe “take” may actually be a direction.
Take is used for movements in other directions, away from the current location of the speaker
• “You forgot to take your umbrella. I’ll bring it tomorrow.”
• “Can you take the rubbish out with you?”