SPIRAL

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SPIRAL

I am out of control, My life is in turmoil,
And the rest of me, Is in ruins, I hit it hard,
I didn't see it coming, Yet, Here I am,
It wasn't just once, Or even twice,
Just it never stopped, Would have thought,
Could have learned, Just maybe once,
But in the end, Like the begining,
All I can say is, Who would have known,
We stand at the top, All for a better view,
We try to get higher, To see a clearer view,
We reach our limits yet still try for more,
At which point, We fall, We spiral out of control,
We see what  lies ahead, We brace for the impact,
We hit it head on, We pick ourselves up,
Brush off the dust, Then we look  up to see,
Just how high we fell and realize it was a mere feat,
We see that no matter the hieght, no matter the distance,
Or the time it took for the climb, Only a few seconds had gone by,
Plus a lifetime slipped out of our grasp,
Only to spiral away out of sight,
Standing there, I turned and walked away........


Richard E. Cartledge   PHOENIX   2/5/11
 

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candice1 commented on SPIRAL

10-01-2012

I LOVED this!!!! That is all I can say...keep writing!

Wakeitha commented on SPIRAL

04-06-2011

My friend I feel were you come from but we all fall. But we got to really we can't do it by ourselves. We need help to help us in life and that is not man. We need the most high to help us through the fall and he will help pick us up.No matter what we allgoing to go throught he's the one who helps us through Christ Jesus.

Phoenix9

04/06/2011

Thank you for both your comments, you aree a very good friend toi have, thanks

Insideme commented on SPIRAL

02-07-2011

boy do we fall huh? and it really is a mere feat because we do fall so many times.....great great work here

Teardrops commented on SPIRAL

02-05-2011

In our lives we sometimes feel we have to have it all to be happy . When the most important thing is we love and respect ourselves in the end . THis poem comes from your heart this i feel . I hope you can find what is important to you Marie

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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