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Running
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Not far behind,
it's chasing,
I stay a few steps ahead.
Running from,
can't afford to be caught,
in dreams at night,
during the day in sight.


I Rounded the corner,
knowing it was right on my hills.
I stopped and waited,
weary and tired,
this is it!
I'm not running anymore.


As I stood waiting,
I heard its footsteps.
Just as it approached,
I jumped out.
It ran right into me.
We wrestled and fought,
the earth shook,
the dust flew,
everything around,
fell to the ground.


As the air cleared,
I still stood.
Right in front of me,
it stood too.
We were eye to eye,
it couldn't beat me,
I couldn't beat it.


The fight was a draw.
Now it walks beside me,
cool and calm.
I walk on,
never to run again.
It understands me,
I understand it.
It knows I'm no longer afraid,
I know it never could be afraid.


We respect each other.


Sobeit.


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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
excellent write Grady!!
Love Tinka
Reviewed by Regina Pounds
Vivid narration. Compelling, and I love the end. You came to terms.

Gina
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart
I like this. It could be a poem about coming to terms with a part of yourself you've denied for some time. Or it could be a poem about walking your dog. It reads well both ways for me.
Reviewed by P. Michaels
Grady, I've had those kind of dreams. Used to have them all the time. But once I face my denial, they went away, and I've never had them since. This poem tells about a dream that probably many have had.

Love and peace, Patty
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Very creative Grady...now next time
I am out running.....errrr...walking..LOL
I will think of this poem...floria
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Fan-tas-tic and I understood each and every syllable. Thanks Grady for your nice comment.
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