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The Road My Thoughts Lead To

Laid up in bed these couple of days,
I’ve seen the passing of the sun’s rays.
Much time to think as each night time nears,
I search the state of my hopes and fears.

The rule of nine guides these lines I write
even as these words now come to light.
The words before me or so they seem
could make this poem a writer’s dream.

It would be nice with nothing to do
but sit and write till each day is through.
No permanent sanctum do I find
in this with other things on my mind.

I’ll write these words as they come to me
and take advantage of time that’s free.
Still, other things contend for “my view”
so I’ll search the road my thoughts lead to.

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  1. Date: 2/5/2010 6:12:00 PM
    I really like this one.Trying to go through some older poems I missed.This is worded excellent.Hope you have a great evening.Waiting to hear from you.

  1. Date: 1/23/2010 5:27:00 AM
    Next to last line is a daily happening for all of us. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 1/10/2010 4:48:00 PM
    I haven't heard from you since 12-25.I hope all is well with you.Did you have happy holidays?I hope so.I posted a new poem Time For a it if you get a chance. YOUR FRIEND Colleen

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 6:22:00 PM
    Very nice poem...Enjoyed...Marty

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 7:45:00 AM
    Very Nicely Said, in such a rhythmic Flow... A Joy To Read and The Storyline is most accurate for Poets, that is how we compose, by searching the road, thoughts lead to... (Lovely Ending) ... MoonBee

  1. Date: 1/6/2010 12:12:00 PM
    Enjoyed the reflection of your spirit in this poem Douglas and the way u put things in perspective.. when we are not feeling like ourselves that is the best time to look deep inside and see what is going on.. and out it comes on paper... wonderful write... luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 1/6/2010 12:11:00 PM
    Douglas.. I have been tagged for the Poetry in Motion Challenge so I am passing the tag onto u to rewrite the Poetry in Motion poem I just posted and to tag another poet after u post your version of these same words... it is so fun... did this in a few minutes in between my entertaining today... blessings.. luv.. Linda-Marie Whiz Kid Co Writing "Buddy"

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 6:34:00 PM
    Indeed. When one has somehow a time of rest, it is a good time for reflection and also learning. Very well written. Thanks for sharing. I hope you are feeling alright. God bless, Caroline.

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 3:01:00 PM
    Excellent poem, Douglas! Well-written! If this is your truth, I hope you feel better soon! Great write! Peace, Audrey