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Out On A Limb

Hitch-hiking on the road of yellow bricks I took a chance upon a passing whim It ferried me where thins grow out from thickes Turns out, I found myself out on a limb Imagine, on a limb and at my age How could I get my feet back on the ground My first instinct was fly into a rage A brainstorm came, then all my anger drowned Yet this was not my first time on a limb Fact is, I've shinnied down more than a few These days, instead of taking it so grim I've learned to sit and just enjoy the view If you're caught on a limb by some mistake The bright side is, the damned thing didn't break by Daniel Turner

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 1/3/2018 10:44:00 AM
This poem is so delightful Daniel! I am sorry I have not been around much...too many health issues this past year. But 2018 is looking up. I wish you a wonderful New Year my friend. Love, Connie : )
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Date: 11/11/2017 7:56:00 AM
Great way to view a scary situation, DT, I love those final lines:)
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Date: 11/6/2017 5:54:00 AM
Wonderful Sonnet, Daniel. I love the wordplay here.
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Date: 11/1/2017 3:06:00 PM
You wrote a great poem. I like it. Don't fall off the limb now. have a good evening my friend.
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Date: 10/28/2017 7:46:00 PM
Daniel, loved the third stanza of your beautifully written sonnet. A wonderful write throughout, but the third stanza I can truly relate to :) ... Enjoyed!
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Date: 10/16/2017 7:09:00 PM
I loved the last verse, a life wisdom right there!!
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Date: 10/16/2017 5:49:00 PM
Oh, my ... lions, tigers and bear. This poem is so delightfully whimsical and folksy, Daniel. I laughed so much reading this good-natured poem. Great job, my friend. Loads of truth packed on this strong branched limb. Hope the levee or limb don't break too soon. Lol! Wonderful poetry. Love and smiles always.
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Date: 10/15/2017 8:15:00 PM
Wait for me...... I've my red shoes on.
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Date: 10/13/2017 12:15:00 PM
Great write Danny, I just love your sonnets, you have such a down to earth style that is very appealing. Hope you're having a great day!
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Date: 10/13/2017 10:58:00 AM
Beautifully written Daniel... Glad to see you back... Thanks for sharing....
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Date: 10/11/2017 7:44:00 AM
Awesome! Love this Daniel, so true :) xomo!
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Date: 10/10/2017 12:41:00 PM
Lal! (like a lot)
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Date: 10/10/2017 10:18:00 AM
We've all been out on that limb; next time I'll have to remember to look at the bright side. Great poem, Daniel.
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Date: 10/10/2017 8:38:00 AM
GOTD! A bruiser of an amuser! I'm going to go out on a limb and say you sonnet with the stars! Cheerduckins amigo ~ john
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Date: 10/10/2017 7:25:00 AM
Love this, Daniel! When its not our first time, we have more perspective, and I love that the “damned thing didn’t break”
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Date: 10/10/2017 7:07:00 AM
Another excellent sonnet my friend, this one flows well with good rhymes.. GReat message at the end and a little cynical, but I guess we all get cynical with age..
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Date: 10/10/2017 3:04:00 AM
- Good morning from Norway, Daniel - Sometimes we take the "wrong" choice, but will always find a solution - (I'm glad it did not break) - A great poem - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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