LONG LOST ROAD

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    LONG LOST ROAD

     

    I haven’t been there in awhile.

    It’s a special place.

    I work harder to reach it each day.

    But every minute of every hour takes me further away.

    Many take it for granted,

    And many leave it too quickly.

    But not until it’s too late do they realize

    What they’ve done.

    They’ve forgotten how to walk there,

    For now they only run.

    It’s a crazy world.

    Moving too fast.

    Before you know it you want it back but,

    You’re only misunderstood.

    For in trying so hard to lose it, you’ve

    Forever lost your childhood.

     

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    winterkou commented on LONG LOST ROAD

    06-01-2011

    Chuldhood, special places. I feel we all had a special place soemtime and maybe soem of us still do we go to our happy places where we feel safe and warm to escape from the world.

    knight4696 commented on LONG LOST ROAD

    03-17-2010

    What Childhood? I can't remember mine. Seems when we are young we are always in a rush to grow up. Then when we do ...we long for our childhood. Fickle aren't we? :) Nice Job! :) Ken

    kittman101 commented on LONG LOST ROAD

    07-13-2009

    yes i agree, the child hood comes and goes in what seems like a blink of an eye. But top enjoy it day by day, we can look back and say those were good times, for those who didnt have to grow up to fast

    Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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