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The Road
by Mary Ellen Quire
Saturday, January 13, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Debris from countless efforts


Piled high to block the road.


Wayward soldiers climb its peaks


Some lost within their tries.



 


Pure hearts and clear minds climb through


As knees hit the pavement.


Bloodied and battered, they crawl,


Striving to be the one.



 


Straight and narrow, they file down,


Hoping to meet life’s call.


They pray unto divine love.


Their spirits carried high.



 


Along the road, some will fall.


Some die along its sides.


Multitudes will make it through


The road that ends their life.

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Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/13/2007
A touch of Bunyan here, nice work...
Reviewed by Robert Montesino 1/13/2007
I like this Mary, read it twice and saw metaphors hidden between the lines, as if Life & The Road are one path to the same end.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/13/2007
compelling
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/13/2007
Very nice...Hugsss
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/13/2007
Yes this touches deeply!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by George MacLean Akurunwa 1/13/2007
Deeply touching; thanks for sharing



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