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Drifting

I have been to nearly everywhere
In the continent of North America
From places like Toronto, New York City,
To even Tijuana or Mexico City

I have had a lot of pretty women
But none of them have lasted
After the night we meet
I walk to the side of the highway

And put my thumb up in the air
Until a trucker or a bus
Pulls to the side to pick me up
And takes me to the next town or stop

I just pack the little money I have
With some of my clothes
Along with the meager belongings I own
I know it's all not much

But it's an honest way of life
If you want a life away from paying your taxes,
Buying groceries, paying off your house,
Just do what I do; go drifting

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  1. Date: 11/25/2012 7:32:00 PM
    It is okay,, i see you can not receive soup-mail... pd

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 6:29:00 PM
    This is an awesome piece of poetry! I enjoyed reading! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 11:07:00 AM
    So enjoyed reading your amazing creative poetry James.. I see u post so many and am glad I chose this one to read and enjoy luv.. very expressive in content .. enjoyed luv..

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 9:17:00 AM
    James, thanks for sharing your ways of life and its travelment of truth and honesty... take care,..p.d.