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Highway

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Below is the poem entitled Highway which was written by poet Dan Becker. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Highway

Driving on the highway.
Body tired.
Mind Exhausted.
Over rivers of cement.
Under rising jumbo jets, bellies exposed.

Suddenly a flash of sunlight
hits the taillight
of the car in front of me,
creating the image of a bright,
white, hot diamond.

It dazzles.

For one brief moment
the chemical reaction of
reflected sunlight
and my own weary mind
produces a most surprising
but acute state of clarity.

Perhaps, even wisdom.

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  1. Date: 11/10/2013 1:05:00 PM
    Congratulations!!! Dan --It was nice viewing your Featured Poem on the soups Home page :) this past week. Take Care and enjoy the NEW coming week.... *Luv~ > Linda <

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 10:43:00 AM
    beautiful write

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:43:00 AM
    Dan, your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 7:28:00 PM
    Its amazing how a "shock" of sorts can stimulate the senses.......liked your poem....

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 3:33:00 AM
    - Welcome to P-Soup, Dan ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 1:16:00 AM
    Dan,,, I like your first poetic piece on the site ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@