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Fork in the road

This evenings contribution to the Community Storyboard xBx

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I find myself
At a fork in the road
Staring at the routes ahead
Both taking me forward
Both in different directions
Both leading to the unknown…
But which path should I take?
How do I choose?

The path to my left
Is straight
The surface is smooth…

Sheltered by thick trees
Protecting me from the elements
It looks  safe
It looks Easy
So tempting

The path to my right
Looks daunting
It’s rough
Like no one has ventured that way before
The view is obstructed
By the steep incline
Of the hills ahead
It would be a tough journey
The uphill struggle would take all my energy
I couldn’t foresee what lay ahead
What I would find on the other side

I look back to the left
That would be easier
The straight
Smooth path
But it’s so plain
Perhaps even boring
It stays the…

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Posted by on June 11, 2013 in Guest Post, Poetry, Reblogs


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Angel Cakes & Devil Dogs

I’m not sure whether the idea of ‘duets’ (Writing a poem WITH another blogger) was one of HastyWords‘ babies or whether its a general blogging thing but regardless, after our duet (here) last week I feel I ought to thank her for introducing me to the world of duet-ing (is that a word?) So thanks hun 😉
It inspired me to get poetic with another blogger…Charles from Legends of Windemere So here goes….

Angel V Devil

Angel V Devil

Angel Cakes & Devil Dogs

Don’t you want it?
Aren’t you tempted?
I’ll help you decide
Just a little
Don’t resist it
I’ll be by your side
Do you trust me?
Then ignore her
I know what you need
And it isn’t that
Put faith in my words
I’ll never leave your side
Did you hear him?
He wants to trick you
You don’t need that kind of friend
Stick with me
Let’s have some fun
He’ll leave you in the end
She’s talking about herself
You know her type
Don’t fall for her lies again
She will lead you to fun
Then abandon you in need
Without bail money
Ha! Common sense?
Its a given right
To enjoy the path you choose
Take the risk
Just once wont hurt
Its win/win -you cant lose
Maybe you’ve forgotten
You promised you would stop
This is a path you left
Proud to cast it to your past
I insist that you tell her to shut up
Before you fall back down
You let him talk to you like that?
Sounds desperate
Stick with me
I’m more relaxed
No pressure here
What will be will be
Don’t come bitchin’ to me
When your belt explodes
And your gut blocks your toes
I’m sure your wife will be fine
It’s only a broken promise
And a decimated diet


Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Poetry


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