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Every path has a few puddles
by Ed Matlack
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We traverse life sometimes slinging mud,

We travel through sometimes a flood,

Of thoughts and feelings and anxieties and stress,

Sometimes as well we do fall down with a thud…


Are we happy with life as it stands?

Do we wish to leave it in whoever’s hands?

Are we ready to meet what life demands?

Are we able to accept what God commands?


Puddles we see more than a few,

Yes we all know this is nothing new,

Maybe better it is to go through life snorting glue,

Brains then are burnt out, nothing we will be able to understand,

Everything we know, feel or remember, we will, in the end, misconstrue …

            © ed ~ 9/25/05

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Reviewed by ash akhir (Reader)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Maybe better it is to go through life snorting glue

You are quite the philosopher, my friend.

PS I use Elmer's when things really get bad.
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish
Brilliant...especially that last bit which I feel is so deep that it could do as a poem on its own.Looking at that great picture above your poem I am reminded of myself as a wee girl,I just loved jumping in the puddles ( they are sort of fun.) I love your poem and am still quite breathless from its profound ending.
Best wishes always
Reviewed by Sandra Mushi
Wow - so very true! Power packed write, Ed!

God bless,

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Much truth in this one Ed!!

As long as it's water and not pooh puddles huh??

Love Tinky
Reviewed by Steve Patterson
too true.

nice write.
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