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Those Who Follow Me

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Those Who Follow Me

Sometimes I walk this road alone -- Sometimes they follow me. Sometimes the places that I go aren’t meant for them, but me. And, as a poet, I have responsibility, and must step very carefully. I write of things that I have done and things that I would be Always aware, in my steps are those who follow me. Some follow in blind loyalty, some by the trust they have in me. Some come out of curiosity and some come with expectancy To see me trip and fall. And so before this journey ends I’m sure I’ll satisfy them all. Written 03-15-13 John Posey

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  1. Date: 12/10/2013 7:51:00 AM
    Impressive you sound mysterious I like the mystery in this piece Denise

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 8:04:00 PM
    And, I think you will satisfy them all. This is very creative..well done!....xxoo Holly Moore

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 4:31:00 PM
    You fall , I think not, your the man. I love reading all of your poems. :)

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 4/4/2013 6:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Your visits are part of what inspires me... Thanks for the visit.... Jake
  1. Date: 3/30/2013 5:59:00 AM
    Nice write JP :-) the pressure of those that follow you. But Im sure you will satisfy them all too! Shaz

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/30/2013 6:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    "Shaz, dearest, Thank you for your kind comment on my work. You are a truly a comfort in my moments of doubt.... Love you dearly..... Jake" Delete
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 7:57:00 PM
    I loved to read this one, what have you wrote were all make sense :) enjoyed this one too :D hug, Yanny

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 4:44:00 PM
    Hello John, thank you for making my day with your comment this morning. Your poem made me think of all the bad vibes good people in general get, bad energy is always out to get us.(we assume) I hope this is not a giving in feeling. If your gonna satisfy peeps on the outside don't do it by falling, I'm sure many people follow you because of how tall you stand without falling. Well i better mosey on out of here. my characters are almost running out. Have yourself a nice one :-) always * Linda

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/21/2013 7:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Linda you are pure joy to this old poet. No, I don't intend to give in.... But, not being perfect, I do sometimes stumble..... Love ya dearly..... Jake
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 12:04:00 PM
    Very witty and all my friend xxx

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/21/2013 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Rose, I appreciate your comments.... Love to ya ..... Jake
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:43:00 AM
    You have strong "legs" to stand on my friend! - Your skill is a joy for us who read your poems. - Thanks John! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/21/2013 9:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you dearest for all your encouragement .... Love ya dearly.... Jake
  1. Date: 3/17/2013 7:13:00 PM
    So creative Jake, I'm sure we touch many in our walk through life and you have spoken of some of the outcomes when we meet the strangers that cross our path.

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 3:35:00 PM
    "Sometimes the places that I go aren't meant for them, but for me"... oh how I can relate to that at times! We share because we like others to "feel" something from what we've written... but there are many times we write just so we can understand ourselves better. I don't wish upon anyone to stumble though... just as long as they pick themselves back up! Great poem John! Loved it :)

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 4:12:00 AM
    Hi I am just finding your poetry John and I am enjoying what I read, thank you for the introduction xx

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/16/2013 4:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mandy, my dear friend, I'm glad you took the time to look further into my posts. I have been aware of your talent for some time. Expect more visits from me. Your comments are encouraging...... Love ya...... Jake