Fellow Traveler



Comes along a traveler

In this common track

Steeped in simple kindness

Bringing goodwill back.

Just a little simple

Does he seem at first.

But he's real, compassionate.

Yes for same I thirst.

Oh the flaws are found there

Cracks shown in the mold

Basis still so warming

As with gentle, old.

Let this friendship blossom.

He will not betray.

Lifting up my burden

Christ of everyday.
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Written on July 13, 2023

Submitted by dougb.19255 on July 13, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X A X A X B X B X C X C X D X D
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 394
Words 89
Stanzas 16
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

Wayne Blair

Born in London. Graduated law 1976 Practised eleven years, Married Hilary 1974 Two kids Lauren 1980 And Jordan 1987. Business failed 1987. Moved not knowing whither. Happy hills of Waterloo Region. Mennonite Country. Thirty four years in Industry. No complaints. Poet, photographer, nature hiker. Harmonica busker. http://puffnchord7.blogspot.com/ more…

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