It pays to be courteous

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I am always courteous when I drive, as everyone should be. But there are so many that won't succomb to letting someone in ahead of them. The answer to road rage, I assume. Drive safe and try to as courteous as possible. A lot less accidents and lives to be saved..Thanks for reading.!  BTW, this did actually happen to me, I thought that was very cool of him. 


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As I was driving along the Garden State Parkway 
Radio on, thinking kind thoughts 
I came upon a toll booth 
A long line of vehicles was ahead of me 
An old man tried to merge in 
Drivers refused him 
I waved him ahead of me 
I acknowledged his peace sign 
And paid him back with a thumbs up 
He paid his dollar fifty toll and moved on 
My turn to pay 
The collector waved me through 
The old man paid my toll 
Karma

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 4/30/2018 8:25:00 PM
Congratulations on your win with this poem of personal experience. Yes, that certainly is one way to view this event. Enjoyed your enthusiasm in this.
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Date: 4/30/2018 9:39:00 PM
Hi Susan, thank you so much for your congrats and for reading and enjoying this special moment I've experienced...Have a wonderful evening...All the best...Charlie
Date: 4/30/2018 5:21:00 PM
I love the simplicity of your poem. Karma is indeed found in the simplest of acts and if you recognize it there you will consider it in the larger aspects of daily life. Congrats on your win, Charles, with this gem.
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Date: 4/30/2018 6:33:00 PM
Wow! Line, you have just made my evening. Thank you so much for the win, and for liking my simple little put-together, I am humbled...You speak volumes of wisdom my dear friend. Wishing you a lovely evening...All the best...Stay well...Charlie
Date: 4/30/2018 3:35:00 PM
Karma, indeed, Charlie. What goes around comes around. What a wonderful experience.
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Date: 4/30/2018 3:49:00 PM
Yes, it truly was a wonderful experience. Your words are also true. Perhaps we should have a bumper stickers that say that...lol Have a nice evening Jim..!
Date: 4/30/2018 5:28:00 AM
Nice...I always ask for blessings when I drive...it's the one thing that has connected me to God more than any other... a road is a dangerous place to be...full of attitudes of who's better than who...
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Date: 4/30/2018 6:16:00 AM
Yours words couldn't be more true, as I have lost my father of 83 yrs to a car accident and lost my eldest brother to a motor cycle accident. Full of attitudes.....God bless..
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Date: 4/30/2018 6:16:00 AM
Yours words couldn't be more true, as I have lost my father of 83 yrs to a car accident and lost my eldest brother to a motor cycle accident. Full of attitudes.....God bless..