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One Way Road

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One Way Road

Few obstacles, few stops
Just the road and me
The speed limit I decide
Feeling truly free

A one way road
Headed forward
No u-turns allowed 
And to reverse is unheard

Slow down now and then
Captured by the scenery
Maybe fall a hearts prisoner
Perhaps too far deep

A few thumps here and there
A pothole or two
Delayed-- a small problem
Move on and pull through

Sometimes a split pops up 
Few ways I can go
But can never turn back
Still a one way road

Places can seem familiar
Some may be the same
Took a wrong turn someplace
In this chancy judgment game

A tiring trip at times
Just want to take a rest
Or drive on with no more care
Not giving it my best

Itching to move on further
Get somewhere a little quicker
But can only go so fast
As I whine and bicker

Whether I like it or not
I'm always on the go
It's just the road and me
On my one way road


May 2010

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  1. Date: 10/25/2010 1:07:00 PM
    love it,that one way road leads to life or death...i'm fine with either...stay solid on that road

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 9:11:00 AM
    A delight to read, Destiny..sometimes along that one way road, as you get older you'll come to many crossroads...keep faith and stay positive...Enjoyed this introspective write..Thanks for leaving comments on my poem...Peace, love, audrey

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:59:00 PM
    I like the feeling of just leaving the past in the past with the crossroads- or decisions we make.

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 4:16:00 PM
    This poem's meter packs a kick and I like the concept of the endless road -- our journey through life. One day it will stop, Destiny, but I hope your travels continue for many decades to come. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 9:15:00 PM
    Great flow to this poem. Love the premise, and really well written for sure. One-way road....very cool. Chris.

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 5:44:00 PM
    Well done Destiny, one can relate to the way yo uended your poem, enjoyed,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 2:06:00 PM
    Nice. You might say its your desitiny, Destiny. No, I don't stutter. Like the rhyme and meter in this one. Was easy and fun to read. Thanks for sharing. Joe

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 1:57:00 PM
    Very nice Destiny and similar in thought to my Journey poem. Thank you for commenting on it. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 1:47:00 PM
    very nice Destiny B.