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  The Lonely Road
by J. Allen Wilson
Saturday, October 25, 2003


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Some journeys never end,
especially if they are traveled
Alone


 

On coals of fire have I set my way, and treacherous is the journey.


I, with not a margin for mistake, sojourn on to that unseen dream.


Walk with me I pray, on this last and lonely mile.


 Whisper to me softly to me and surrender unto my soul,


Lift me from my miseries fair, by the gentle turn of your lip


                                                                                                                                                                       Temper it sweetly with your  tender smile.             


Guide me swiftly past hell's gate,


 and surround me with thy presence


 fail not my love to keep my path strait


o


 For this last mile that I have walked without thee,


 has burdened my heart beyond all mortal belief


 I fear that I may falter, without your sweet love to guide my way.


Though Forward I look, the past is ever with me,


 I recall it all, with a clear clarity of the day.


It is these memories that have kept me sane.


o


 I remember them so well, when we were but ten.


You were picking the flowers of the field


  I was helping "Dad" bale cotton and take to the gin.


It was then that I saw you upon that hill,


Flouncing from rose to hyssop like a pixie caught in the wind.


and I knew


 You would be mine, and I yours until the end.


 Oh how sweet those days they were,


you  so beautiful and I so bold.


 I laugh at myself now as I look back,


and see, how awful for you it must have been,


when at four in the morning I would croon to you my love.


 I can still see your dad now,


running out of your house in T-shirt and shorts,


 telling me that I better leave or else


 they would be planting me this year instead of cotton.


Yeah though, that was then and this is now,


As I wander this lonesome road of madness forgotten.


                                                          SO


  darling reach out to me from wherever you may be, and Guide me home,


lest my days turn to years, and I forever this dark road roam.


 for this last mile without you has been too much to pay.


For cant you see…


  I miss you more each minute, each second of the day.


Why did you have to go.....and leave me this way,


 I will never know.


for me, my goal is simple


  I just want to be with you again


 and hold you in my arms for eternity.


If I fail, or if I fall, please know this my love.


 I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED YOU WITH MY ALL.


So kiss me in the night dreams of my soul,


 that I may have fodder for the lonely road.


For I know not the way


To the place that you now call


Home.


J. Allen Wilson 2003




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Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 10/26/2003
You are a very talented..and depthful man.

This is the sort of poetry I love to read....ty, Dani
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 10/26/2003
Excellent feelings expressed in this outstanding Poem.
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 10/26/2003
I love the expressive fell to this. Thank you for sharing....
In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/26/2003
Very deep, sad but loving write.
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 10/26/2003
Beautiful and longing write.
Very expressive.
I am sad for you.
Listen to vesna,ok?
Reviewed by Libby Stone (Reader) 10/26/2003
Beautiful, soulful write.
Many Blessings,
Libby
Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame 10/26/2003
So kiss me in the night dreams of my soul,



that I may have fodder for the lonely road.



For I know not the way



To the place that you now call



Home


..and your duty to yourself is to live in the moment..the NOW..the present...after all that is your PRESENT to yourself!!! ....give gratitude for that which you HAVE still..she is within you never to leave..know that my friend..besides this is all a game..you will understnd that one day..remember you have had a love that some can only dream of...:)..you are NOT alone..


Vesna :)
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 10/26/2003
Absolutely beautiful. (Love the photo too!)

Tami
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader) 10/26/2003
What a true romantic. I love your photography as well. I take pictures the same. I loooove it. I always find beauty that is set in a moment that I feel, just needs to be remembered. This is such good soul poetry. I really appreciate reading such a declaration of true love and longing.

Thank YOU!
Teresa Emilie
Reviewed by L M (Reader) 10/25/2003
So poetic and heartfelt.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/25/2003
Such ardent longing is heartwrenching ...I hope you get what you want;-)Beautiful poetry!
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 10/25/2003
Really touching...and beautifully done.
Jenni
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