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Subjected to Frost

Subjected to Frost at an early age
I and friends have since chosen our way
Thus many have traveled on the trodden path
I as Epimetheus see their folly at last
Knowing their hearts- how they long to go back

We few who still walk stringently down a narrow way
Have no desire to dwell back to that day
The path of life chosen this few now walk
Leads to the dream we long have stalked

Sequestered dreams by hoards at wayward doors
Glitzing a promise to a path more worn
Tis easy on the eyes, the heart, and the feet
Making each voluptuous gate seemingly straight-sweet

But I keep to this narrow grassy path- chosen by me
For to waver or detour would be dream’s death to me

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  1. Date: 3/12/2012 7:55:00 AM

    Woow....very well written Mark, like it alot. - oxox Anne-Lise

    Goodson Avatar Mark Goodson
    Date: 3/12/2012 9:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Anne. I was inspired by both the Bible's account of a wide Vs narrow road and Robert Frost poem "The Road Not Taken."
  1. Date: 3/12/2012 7:31:00 AM

    An admirable trait...to stay in the straight. Enjoyed your poem this morning.

    Goodson Avatar Mark Goodson
    Date: 3/12/2012 9:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks again Debra. One step at a time and keep your eye on the prize!