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

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Come I now to crossroads barren
No help have I which way to go
Now desert me, fame and fortune
My fickleness has naught to show

Such thoughts tend to leave me weary
steeped in mire of my own design
A windblown place, drab and dreary
with no happiness or sunshine

Know I better than there linger
Grand funk is never really grand
Hang the prize a little higher
On solid rock is where I stand

Copyright © Charles Henderson

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  1. Date: 2/1/2014 2:52:00 PM
    The crossroads in life are many and we we all have trouble which one to chose. there will always be temptations, but it's a dession that we have to make. I loved your last line... Lucilla