This Road


Who can say where the road leads
We’ve smiled, and had some fun
Our lives are good it can be said
Just moving things along..

Your spirit is one that’s fancy free,
You love the winding road….
Ties do beckon, adventure calls,
Tugs your heartstrings, breaks down your walls
Love would not try to stop or stall
That innate freedom that you own

My spirit is one that is at ease,
With pets, and stuff at home….
I’ve done the travel, done the fun
Flown the skies, seen those sights….
Now I travel within my mind to loved ones far away,
Connect by message and our voice for things we need to say…

I love you for who you are, and could never re-arrange
Your dreams and hopes your wanderlust, your everchanging plans
Tomorrow is not promised..  today is all we’ve got
In God I trust to show us, what is best for both of us…

About this poem

Two people met and found some magic but they have their different paths, Love sets the other free ...

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Written on February 02, 2023

Submitted by carmenc4you on February 03, 2023

Modified on April 25, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 852
Words 174
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 6, 6, 4

Carmen Johnston

I entered and was awarded a medal for one poem with you about 15 years ago. I write for the love of it, as my experiences in life continue... more…

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  • carmenc4you
    Thank you so much for your comme nts
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • donka_k
    Light hearted yet serious enough to be touched
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Teril
    This poem is wise - we do well to respect each other's freedom and to celebrate the gifts that both appear and disappear.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • dougb.72572
    I like the liberty in this and the magic of short term connection, affection…Douglas Blair…thanks carmen.
    LikeReply1 year ago


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