Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Should I Go

There has been a time when no one knew.
They wandered listening to the flow.
Would the reasons assure them of their rights.
The walk was long.
The spent energy gone.
Each time they tried they grew weary.
Towards the end there was a feeling.
 Something told them.
 They just knew.
The question that had been in the back of their head.
Shaking with the inevitable they ventured on.

~ JC ~

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13 comments:

Mary said...

I like this very much. It's sounds good when read aloud.

Brian said...

That was very nice! I guess sometimes the flow just doesn't.

The Reason You Come said...

The poem's flow is really good. It doesn't give a lot of details, but a story is told; one of enlightenment. I love these lines:
"Towards the end there was a feeling.
Something told them.
They just knew."

Noll's Nip said...

Oh so nice!

Helen said...

You described man's struggle to move forward in this world quite well.

Tumblewords: said...

It is about keepin' on...nice piece, to be sure!

Remington said...

Very cool!

Carolina Mountains said...

Nice work - hope all is well with you.

Remington said...

In response to my blog....I would like summer back too!

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Thanks for coming by on my birthday.

Buddy

Cheyenne -Millie said...

We like the poem! You have a good way with words.

Forty Paws said...

That's very pretty.

Thank you for your kind words on Gatsbi's passing over on Sunday. She will be dearly missed here at Forty Paws. Maw is still crying and looks for her in the mornings at tuna time and in the evenings when it's time for Gatsbi to be held.

Luf, Us and Maw

Jingle said...

lovely tale.
beautifully done.
x

There comes a time in your life when you walk away from all of the drama and the people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right and pray for those who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of life, getting back up is living.

~ Jose N. Harris

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Purr Gang ~ My five cats

Cats ~ Al, Ashton Rosevelt, Jasmine Marie, Riley Andrew & Meredith Ann

Fur Gang ~ Jodie Isabella and Sally Jean
(The Original member, Sweet Bella is in memory only now. Maddy Jean, another original member, past away in August of 2014)

Mr. Boatman ~ my husband who likes boats

DD ~ my daughter who graduated and is now out living in the real world

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Al

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Ashton

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Jasmine

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