The Roads We Travel

The Roads We Travel

A Poem by KAREN

Places we can find ourselves!






These are roads to DESTRUCTION.

Some people turn left, others go right,

but many people never find there way out!






These are roads to SADNESS.

Obstacles  are placed in our way.

Many people turn around, others keep going

in hope of finding themselves!






These are roads to Happiness.

Most people finds  these roads,

but can loose their way if they don't

hang on to the directions!






These are roads to SUCCESS.

Everyone wants to travel these roads,

we hunger for them.

Maybe we'll be one of the lucy ones

to travel them.

Which road are you traveling?

© 2010 KAREN

Author's Note

Trying to find my way!

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This is great. So very true.

Posted 12 Years Ago

I like how you divided this poem into various segments, as if it were a map that were to be traveled. This is the first thing of yours I've read, and I can already see promise. :)


Posted 12 Years Ago

beautiful philosophical piece. gets the message across perfectly and the structure is brilliant. nicely done.

Posted 12 Years Ago

Loved the structure of this.. and the wisdom you have imparted.. You are progressing nicely.. Keep up the good work..

Posted 12 Years Ago

This is really cool - very well constructed message piece! Very cool to read.

The only thing that stuck out was the second and third lines from the bottom, I think you meant lucky and perhaps to travel with them?

Very, very good poem!

Posted 12 Years Ago

WHOA! amazing epic poem good work

Posted 12 Years Ago

i've travelled them all - you have organized this write nicely. sometimes people start from the bottom to the top of your list...and others find their way out of the darkness approaching the bottom of your list. wealth is nothing without health (mental, emotional, physical) BALANCE - Marriage is just a paper without love, respect, communication and freedom of expression. Family is everything when there is unity, understanding and acceptance. We are all not so lucky to be born into wealth and good families but we can try to heal ourselves and create a healthy family of our own and work towards wealth with health.

Posted 12 Years Ago

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I love this poem and its Biblical message and testimonial of capitalist "wealth." Spelling of "obstacle" needs sorting. Waiting for a twist at the end but none this time. This should be sold to the state Theological College! Yes, I liked it!

Posted 12 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

i love the format it propals the reader it is a good use of image and it asks the reader to choose

Posted 12 Years Ago

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17 Reviews
Added on December 3, 2010
Last Updated on December 4, 2010
Tags: destruction, sadness, happiness, success



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