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The Thorn

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The Thorn

Before, always thinking
how can this work?
All roads lead to the same
desolate location
no matter the direction.

I fight for my future,
wrestle with it daily
heavily on my mind.
No matter how I
twist and turn it
the result endurs.

Then suddenly, an understanding
an awakening.
The Thorn is there.
Remove it and life renews.
Dreams return.
A smile upon my face.

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  1. Date: 3/30/2012 11:37:00 AM

    Where did this week go I wonder again. I have enjoyed reading your poetry today Linda and please know you have been missed, so glad to see you posted today. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with joy and happiness. Keep writing and sharing your poetry. Love, Carol