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The Road Less Traveled

A path well tread
Worn down by many pairs of feet
Step by step
Befriended by people we meet

In living day to day
We tend to follow the easy route
The popular choice
Scenic, adventurous and cute

But in time you’ll want to
Go your own way
Follow the voice calling you
Let it take you away

Into the unknown
Where you’ve not been before
To see what awaits you
The adventure behind that door

When opportunity knocks
Decisions must be made
Take the road to happiness
Walk the path unafraid

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Guess you could say I'm a self taught poet. I started writing poetry as a means of dealing with the emotions of finding my Birthmother's obituary and grave site after searching for 10 years. I continued writing and over the course of the last 20 years I've become comfortable in how I write. You'll notice I tend to write a lot about nostalgia and old memories. Hey, when you round the corner of 60 years, you start thinking a lot about the past and where you've been. One of my subjects I write about is love, but I try to write of other things too. I've lived on the south shore of Massachusetts for all of my 64 years. But I love all of New England. Aside from writing poetry, I also love photography and have quite a collection of old antique cameras. Baseball, football, muscle cars and car shows are also some of my interests. Not too crazy about Winter. Spring & Summer are my favorite seasons. more…

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