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Time for a Turn

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Time for a Turn

It's time I took a turn
away from this one horse town
to find a place brimming
with succcess and happiness.

It's time I took a turn
away from this boredom
that's smelding my senses
and shaming my confidence.

It's time I took a turn
away from these folk
who slur and spat
and spit and spite.

It's time I took a turn
to get off this beaten track
and find a place
to sleep content. 


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  1. Date: 12/23/2008 4:51:00 AM
    Its time i learn to write as brilliantly as this. I love horse town in the first stanza...shaming confidence...and finally contentment..great write. Merry Xmas. Chris.