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Down the Road

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Down the Road

4-18-2012        Down the Road
            I was walking slowly down that road ,oh yea,
            I found that to worry is not my friend,uh hu,
            Even though- I walk alone,I feel the shoes of a traveling man,
            I just remembered,what I had forgot, your voice on the phone,
            Begging me,to please come home, home from this road-oh yea,
            I ask her,did she forget -that I left her,when she was gone,
            Now I'm outside of Memphis with the blues-oh yea
            Made my way through Alabam,with nothing but a smile,
            From a one night stand,In my shoes I'll walk until I.m gone-oh yea
            Hoped on a train, Chicago bound,until I met this railroad clown,
            Who told me of a Hollywood town,where demand was up, for the rich was down,
            I've now got me a role of a lonely one walking down the road,
            Branding a smile ,paid for each mile,away I go ,-oh yea

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  1. Date: 4/19/2012 7:45:00 AM
    The sun is shining bright here this morning in Ohio and I am enjoying reading some very interesting and excellent writing. So happy to see yours among the ones I am able to read this fine day before I get busy. Have a wonderful day and thank you so much for sharing your poetry with us Ricky. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/18/2012 2:45:00 PM
    Interesting write I enjoyed it, have a great evening hugs vie