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  Wandering Mind
by George Carroll
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Sometimes I let my mind wander

Hoping a thought will come to me.

I always welcome God's help

In supplying a needed idea.


Then it happens out of the blue.

A word, a sentence that I add too,

And I'm off and running,

And in the end a poem is born.


Never knew how it would turn out

Or what the ending would be.

Each line just falls in place,

And the ending takes care of itself.


I'm sure all the old masters

Gave much more thought

To what they would write about,

And certainly knew the ending.


But I'm a simple poet

With just simple words

That I hope turn out ok,

And that would be a good ending.


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Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams
"And that would be a good ending" indeed, George. One has to admire a well "crafted" poem, planned and worked out line by line, but sometimes the sheer honesty and pleasure of a poem that spills out ofthe heart through the hand is a joy, and just as valuable, at least to me. I liked it very much. Be well, Kathy
Reviewed by neerja gandhi
Yes, your poens aren't just ok...they are so nice to read and so enjoyable..i like the flow of it...they go well expressed :)
Best wishes,neerja
Reviewed by D. Vegas
George, You do quite well.

Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
God gave You the talent
and you use it well...

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Felix Perry
I have found that I do write my best when I am full of emotion, whether it be sadness, joy or anger. I seldom know where it will go either...just a thought of a few words might start it though...
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
There are masterworks and all of us. We just have to stretch our minds and work to achieve them.

Reviewed by Budd Nelson
your words are always so much better than just okay
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Can so relate..I can't sit down and write a is only when it comes to me~ God is so good~
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
Psst George :) a gift has been bestowed upon you
and psst George He knew and sometimes we just need
a wee nudge... and psst George - you are really good :)

Love and Light
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Yeah, well many of those "old masters" aren't nearly as good as they are thought to be.
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