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Road Less Traveled Poems

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On Consciousness
the road less traveled
was the one that lead me
to enlightenment...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, poetry,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member The Tale: Where Do Masterpiece's Begin

A poet sits at a desk of blank sheets, he begins to write jibberish, at times, nonsensical, whilst others are jovial, a completely foolish thing I have, though even I have had little luck. I'll go at it a second...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, analogy, innocence,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member She Folded
She folded, quit, shut down, bled out
In a horrible, end-of-life way.
With pills
And lots of them

Never fulfilling her dreams, 
Never finding her hopes.
Never traveling the road that would have led her
To a purpose that would have saved her

I had not reached...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, depression,
Form: Free verse
Work in Progress
Intimated by guilt broken by perplexity
Waiting for the love her life but until then,
committed to memories of forlorn moments
Threading on the joy rides of halcyon days.

Heart of a woman in the depths solitude 
Plunged and played by people...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, creation, desire, destiny, endurance, happy, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ill Defined

Labels, bar codes, tattoos,
scars, third grade report cards,
a conspiracy of character.
A collection of square pegs
defining a circular whole,
a single syllable definition
of a polysyllabic expression,
the “road less traveled”*
“The Road Not Taken”.*
My song is sung
out loud – off key
my strength
the strength of...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, growing up, life,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A Poem Made Up Of Cliches

At Poetry Soup we're admonished
Never to use cliches
They provide us an extensive list
For the error of our ways

But one thing you can rely on
Is people just don't pay heed
Like a dog gnawing a ham bone
Poets...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Tick Tock Tick Tock

(Aye apologize for straying way
outside thee usual canon -
     a poetic souffle,
boot desperation
     finds me cent less,
     Thus i pray
for divine intercession, this may

day call sent out, far...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, 11th grade, 12th grade, 4th grade, 7th
Form: ABC
Trapped in a Maze
Trapped in a maze of love and rage.
How did I get here? Afraid and vengeful. How do I escape?
Take the obvious path fight, destroy and defend or the road less traveled love, forgive and mend?
The task seems too daunting. The...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, angst, confusion, perspective, soldier, strength, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Old 'White' Men, Part II
...Poe brought us detectives on the page,
and creepy tales that defy age,
Melville’s whale, in fine fashion,
taught us the danger of obsession.
Twain brought humor and jumping frogs,
dialect, humor, and raft logs,
while Hawthorne peered into the soul
and saw the contradictions unfold.

Can’t forget...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, culture, education, how i feel, literature, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poetic Block and the Numbering of Ex-Husbands
 chaos seeks an impression
this paved means to extend 
leading to the latest of bitter ends 
the intent of happenstance
suits my pen
down to the motives 

compromise strives for a process
the page in my view
staring back and still labeled new
determination is...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, anger, dance, divorce, feelings, love, marriage, true
Form: Prose Poetry
The Road Less Traveled
The road less traveled...
helps us to embrace uncertainty,
teaches us to trust in tenacity...
makes us to reflect on reality,
and shows us the beauty of rarity.
The road less traveled...
causes us to crave creativity,
brings us to the hill of humility,
takes us to the...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, adventure, inspiration, inspirational, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Advocating Patriotism for Earthlings
It is not patriotic
to desecrate a flag
or even denigrate a nationalistic anthem
celebrating a war-torn patriotic flag.

Yet is it even anti-patriotic
to refuse to bow to it,
the flag, that is,
to not stand with supremacist intentions
while singing about it
to each other?
And usually rather...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, culture, games, health, humor, integrity, patriotic, usa,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The High Road, Less Traveled
No prints
of feet up there
on high road less traveled
It is lonesome, but worth the hike.
...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, endurance, hope,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member The Bizarre Threshold
Through the bizarre threshold, I walk with wonder,
it’s cold and rainy with lightning and thunder-
Through the gate, I walk and wait,
it’s late at night, but this is my fate,
to enter a world with multiple roads,
for I am just a girl...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, journey,
Form: Couplet
Schoolyard Politics
Schoolyard Politics 

Schoolyard politics' basic training began in grade school,
Escalated in middle, and by high school reigned supreme. 
What should have been a pruning ground for civility and 
Respect, now clutters "the road less traveled" with rhetoric,

Dehumanization, and narcissism. No...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, allegory, metaphor, political,
Form: Blank verse
The Blues
There are days when the blues are blue
And the nights are lonely, without a clue
When your thoughts wonder aimlessly through-out the day
And you sit through the longest days
When the people you love are gone
And the pain just lingers on
When hope...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, destiny,
Form: I do not know?
The Destruction of All Mirrors
The road less traveled is the road worth adventuring,
And a distance unseen is a distance worth measuring:
Such is the path taken by a soldier of great valor,
Once embattled by storms, once a face of sickly pallor,
Now is black with soot...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, corruption, philosophy, society,
Form: Rhyme
This is professionalism!
Something on the brink, 
You could say,
Of existentialism.
It's nonnegotiable,
This business of price
And dice
And "rightful" wives,
No. It's immovable.
The roulette spins, 
The Russians drink,
And a bullet escapes
An unfortunate skull—
The brains of a brainiac—
The brainiac,
Always the maniac,
The one without
Any brain whatsoever.
And...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, anger, integrity, irony, lust, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Un-Ringing the Bells
Un-Ringing the Bells

To live in the shadow of the steeples
the tintinnabulation of Poe’s bells*
tormenting the sinners as they slumber
wrestling the darkened dreams of childhood hells

following the path that led asunder
“the road less traveled”**  challenging the norm
a vagabond in tattered...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, change, growing up,
Form: Sonnet
If I shopped for a spouse like I shopped for an automobile
I don’t want what everybody has, that’s just not for me,
I look for one that’s different, not everyone’s cup of tea.

She’s not red and loud and flashy, racing down the track;
She’s not afraid to get muddy, but still looks good...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, car, love,
Form: Rhyme

She took you for a ride on the wild side
Taking you through bushels and thorns
You endured the pain of the splinter and shrubs
Swerving through highways and by ways
U-turning to where disaster resides

She played foul
Destroyed all things beautiful
She’s unworthy and incapable...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, betrayal, break up, relationship, endurance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The silver blanket of truth
Even in your darkest hour
In your world there is no hope
Calm the clouds within your soul
Rise high above your doubt

For underneath the pain and loss
Lies a blanket of silver truth
Sometimes you must fall apart
To build a new and improved you

Take...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, courage, destiny, dream, emotions, fear,
Form: Blank verse
Our Song
The first verse was the color of gumdrops and magic. The very reason I was alive, they motivation to get up and on with my day. It made me a whole person, and kept my heart together.
When we started getting...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, absence, cheer up, color, cool,
Form: Free verse
Journey into the world of wonder
Where reality is there to uncover
Learned to crawl, walk, and run
The ride started right before it began

The passage looked like a straight line
To a youthful soul everything was fine
A few bumps emerged here and there
None...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, christian, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Whispers Of An Eagle
eagle's sweet whisper
road less traveled in the woods
lead me to safety

Written By: Laura Loo
Date Written: February 9, 2016...Read More
Categories: road less traveled, nature,
Form: Haiku