May 4, 2011
By lovehaleymarie SILVER, Oak Lawn, Illinois
lovehaleymarie SILVER, Oak Lawn, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"We plot. We plan. We assume things are going to go a certain way. And when they don’t, we find ourselves in a new place—a place we haven’t been before, a place we never would have imagined on our own. It is the difficult and the unexpected, and maybe even the tragic, that opens us up and frees us to see things in new ways. Many of the most significant moments in our lives come not because it all went right but because it all fell apart. Suffering does that. It hurts, but it also creates. " - To Write Love On Her Arms

To think you know your destiny. To think you see the road you’ll go forever, and where you’re meant to be. You can think that all you please, but destiny isn’t a straight road it has tricks up its sleeves. Like a game of shoots & ladders you go up and then you go down. You go left then you go right, and then you go back around. Sharp turns here, and there; bumps and steep hills just about everywhere. A few red lights, and some yellow, and then there are green. A life of tremendous commotion, and hustle unlike any other you’ve seen. Several crashes, some bad luck. But that is why they have tow trucks. A road of curved paths, and uncertainty. But, that road is what I must take to be me.

The author's comments:
My poem is inspired by how drastically life changes. I know not everything is good in life, but to me this helps me focus on the good things. I hope it to be reassurance to people that there is always more.

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on Jun. 28 2011 at 2:21 pm
Little-Irish-Girl SILVER, Muskego, Wisconsin
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I agree with you. Life is just like that. I love your analogies. They are very unique. Good Job.


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