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Nowhere Fast

Richard Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux - LIFETIME Premium Member Richard Lamoureux - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Nowhere Fast which was written by poet Richard Lamoureux. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Nowhere Fast

It's hard to drive forward
Looking in the rear view mirror 
I'm driving really fast
To get away from here

When did my life become
A country song cliche
Should I pick up a guitar
To sing my blues away

If I had me a dog
It would leave me real soon
The Worlds driving me crazy
A perpetual full moon

Feelings of confusion
Several forks in the road
It's tough to keep going
Under a heavy load

That girl called to Jesus 
Asked him to take the wheel
I really do get it
It finally seems so real

No more looking backwards
I hum too a different beat
Life is a lot less stressful
I like the passenger seat

I know my destination
Will be where I need to go
I was going nowhere fast
Jesus says let's take it slow

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  1. Date: 4/14/2014 4:45:00 PM
    I think this could be structured into a pretty good song.

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 10:07:00 AM
    I love this, Rick!! I especially like the second verse.

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 12:57:00 AM
    Hey, this was great fun to read. And I like the references to other country songs. I sure love country music and this has a great message in it.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/19/2013 6:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I don't listen to country that much but I do like Carrie's song. I have enjoyed that county girl Cree on American Idol.
  1. Date: 5/19/2013 12:45:00 AM
    This is one of your most profound yet... and it flows so effortlessly. I've always loved that song and I love how you included it. It's probably the only Carrie Underwood song I care for. This was really refreshing to read and calms me down a bit... especially after watching a very disturbing clip about the Truth Revealed, on what people our doing to our atmosphere with toxic aluminum particles... *sigh*... I should heed your advice and sit my butt on the passenger seat!! Thanks for this...

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/19/2013 6:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It's a hard one to do especialy when you love driving. The problem is that most of us have defective GPS
  1. Date: 5/18/2013 6:07:00 PM
    Richard, love the positive ending to this. Yes, He is in control. He has a plan A for our lives...the good news? He can bring blessings out of plans B and C and.....Keep up the faith! :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/18/2013 6:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Eileen, he has done a great job so far no reason to expect he won't continue too.
  1. Date: 5/18/2013 12:58:00 PM
    Yes sometimes you have to take it slow.Words flowing nicely in this.take care

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/18/2013 6:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Colleen