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A Dusty Road Have I Walked

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A Dusty Road Have I Walked

A dusty road have I walked,

over the many years I have lived,

seeing many friends along the way,

that is no longer here.

Life passes us by so rapidly,

time does not stand still

for anyone.

Family fading away to

just memories now I have

of most of them.

A dusty road have I walked,

over many years now in the

past.  Was my life lived in vain?

Or will I be just a memory

and a name on a tombstone,

to be forgotten along the dusty

road that I walked.

Written 8-8-11

Copyright © James Foulk

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  1. Date: 8/9/2011 5:32:00 PM
    This Free-verse dear poet, so many relate to, and you have caused the lull which the souls reading you ponder and hold dear, as we all have loved ones which give rise to memorrie, never to be forgotten ! I for one am grateful for your dedication to our loved ones whom will never be forgoten ! TY sir ! Have a blessed week my friend...much love, james

  1. Date: 8/9/2011 3:17:00 PM
    Thought provoking piece, my friend. Hope you're feeling much better

  1. Date: 8/9/2011 3:11:00 PM
    well James my theory is we are here for just a little while to accomplish our purpose and once we do we are removed.. simple yet so hard to understand at times when loved ones are removed from us.. nice reminisce luv..

  1. Date: 8/9/2011 2:34:00 PM
    Wonderful sad write John I am exactly where your are my friend. Thank you for your kind remarks on my poems, I don't kid myself I am a neophyte at it, not to great but I do love writing...I will not forget you John, nor will others who have come to know you, as for Me I hope that I am forgotten don't need anyone feeling bad about me for I hope that I will be with the Lord...with love...old Jack