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Vipers Along the Path

The road is long
       and it is not yet known
where it will eventuallly 
      lead us 
Dangers will face us 
     on our arduous journey 
There are vipers along the path 
     As we travel 
     we must be careful 
   A sudden misstep 
can have terrible consequences
    There are vipers along the path
On a journey whose end is 
 Our fortunes are tied 
to the stars in the heavens above
To avoid the vipers along 
       the path
We must watch the road

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:51:00 PM
    Yes, the road does have vipers which can really ruin our lives..Enjoyed reading your creative and metaphoric work..Thanks for stopping by....Sara

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 7:14:00 PM
    No legs and two legs - both will get you.Good write.

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 11:15:00 PM
    Really can identify with this one Matthew; I wrote somthing similar a while back ( not on vipers exactly though ) can't bring to mind the title now

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 12:49:00 PM
    So many vipers along the way. Great poem.

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 12:12:00 PM
    Matthew I like the simile with modern day life,,,David