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Lost Highway
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, July 11, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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How am I supposed to tell you who I am
when I don't even know myself?
I have been living a lie for so long, that
I have forgotten the truth
of who I am now and what my beliefs are ...

(at one time, i knew what i was, who i was
but that was ages ago -
before i listened to the other people
telling me who i should be,
instead of discovering that on my own)

(i wanted to be everybody's friend;
changed my opinion to theirs;
doing all that i could to avoid a war ...
and i failed, miserably.
in seeking peace, i murdered the peacemaker)

And now, I am on a lost highway
in the middle of nowhere;
all of the roads look identical to me -
they all lead to the same path,
darkness and confusion and a loss of self.

(c) 2005, Karla Dorman.

 

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Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 7/14/2005
it's been my experience that sometimes when we feel most lost we are merely beginning to find our truest self... take care, Dawn
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 7/12/2005
Karla I have to echo Linda's words, keep your eyes on Jesus
God Bless
Michelle!
Reviewed by Linda Hill 7/12/2005
Karla, keep your eyes focused on Jesus and He will lead your way. You are never lost if you belong to Him. You are a gifted poet and a wonderful person. Look toward the Heavens. He will lead the way.

Your friend, ~Linda
Reviewed by Michael Charles Messineo 7/12/2005
Karla, You are not lost... for you have found your door. You just have to open it and make your own path with your own rules. You are at the crossroads of decision. There is light ahead... just follow your needs.

...Michael
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 7/12/2005
to grow is to evolve. sounds like you are already on the right path, Karla. peace and light be with you.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/12/2005
Excellent write...just keep focused and you will find the right way!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 7/11/2005
realization is the key to enlightenment ... you will lead yourself to the right path ...
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 7/11/2005
Only you know who you really are, and believe in yourself always.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/11/2005
Karla to thine own self be true. Only you can know who you are, and if you lose yourself,who better than the one that created you to turn to! Your spirit communing with His. No one else can do it for you, it's something you must do yourself, with Him. NOW!
Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/11/2005
Agree with Trask below Karla
You are on the same path as all of us , directed by Almighty God , a unique and highly gifted individual !
Take no heed of other's approval and approbation , be yourself
at all times Karla !
Hugs
Peter
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/11/2005
You are a poet and a darn good one, your work is your roadmap and the highway will always take you somewhere in time. Enjoy the ride.

Felix
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/11/2005
(((Karla)))

As long as you know who you are, who cares what others may think?? I happen to love the way you write and so do many others! You write as YOU see fit, never mind what others may think! I happen to think you are terrific!! BRAVA!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( >tears <

Powerful, emotive write that cuts to the soul; I feel the pain evoking from here! Very well done!
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 7/11/2005
Highway,i.e. You Are On Same Narrow Path (God) Placed Me, You (All) On
Follow It To The Your End--I'll Be There...

TRASK
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/11/2005
at one time, i knew what i was, who i was
but that was ages ago -
before i listened to the other people

We've all sadly made that mistake sometime in our lives - and it's truly best just to be who we are.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 7/11/2005
I noticed that about you, Karla, I hope you find who you are. You will, just go with your own feeling, not my feeings or anyone else's feeling, but your own. That will be you and that will be enough.



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