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Traveling

There are places I’ve grown from some far and wide
Past my heart and lingering within my mind
There are roads I may have crossed craggy and forgotten
Each step I take I ascertain more clearly
Through the willful nights and past stories 
I never looked back for more than a mere second 
Whispering all the things I saw and sensed 
I’ve learned to transform inconveniences and annoyances 
This wind that now blows shows me-
I must discipline my intellectual truths 
Training in the joy of day to day
I shall walk along the ruins of yesterday 
On a journey of understanding myself 
With less fear and doubt and wiser to the day  



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  1. Date: 4/25/2010 10:00:00 PM

    Congrats Laura on your winning poem in Matt's contest The Journey... another beautiful write from your gifted pen ..enjoy your special victory my dear friend..luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 3/25/2010 1:27:00 PM

    And the most important journey we embark upon in life is ...understanding myself... Great write, Laura...Goes to my favs. ....Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 3/25/2010 2:49:00 AM

    Today is all weve got.Ruins of yesterday are still living in memories.Thank you for sharing it and good luck!...Andrey.

  1. Date: 3/24/2010 5:16:00 AM

    Laura, Living day to day is a good life goal that will lead to wisdom, charity, love, and understanding. Smiles on this very good poem. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 3/23/2010 12:24:00 PM

    So much self examination, and thoughtful introspection in this terrific poem, Laura. I love the line, "This wind that now blows..shows me"...we have to lean with the wind of life! Wonderful job...and good luck in the contest! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 3/23/2010 11:48:00 AM

    Wonderful poem, Laura! As the saying goes, "Life is a journey; enjoy the ride." Wishing you luck in the contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/23/2010 11:32:00 AM

    ~~~Magnificent Laura~~~and you will walk out so much wiser my dear friend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/23/2010 11:30:00 AM

    I like this write a lot Laura - Thanks for sharing -:)