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Below is the poem entitled PATHS OF LIFE which was written by poet E. Pearl Anderson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Walking along life’s crooked gardened paths
Becomes more meaningful with time;
First early steps to follow butterflies
In bright sun with cheers to make rhymes
Touching soft pink flowers feels heavenly
Pink shoes; pink ice cream; pink dresses;
Feeling “pink” is great along childhood’s path
Little girls with bows in tresses

Young boys prefer blue on pathway’s palette
Various shades on trucks and sky
While wild animals roam imaginations
This blue pathway soon passes by
Today, I think about these pathways of life—
The blacks and reds of self expression
Those paths wandered into bright new frontiers
Where friends shared deepest confessions

Now I am on a path of reality
One previously untraveled 
Self-made dreams begin to fall all around
Health-related thoughts unraveled
Let pink Roses and blue Wisteria
Border this path with white Hyacinth;
As unfamiliar weeds crowd this pathway—
Meandering through new labyrinth

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  1. Date: 9/12/2011 9:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week E. Pearl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 12:04:00 PM
    A truly lovely poem, welcome to Premium Membership, may I invite you to enter my contest that is ongoing now, just read the contest description, I am sure you would write a beautiful poem~~

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 3:18:00 PM
    Creative and lovely expressions . profound and thoughtful, E.pearl

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 8:00:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Pearl. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol