Slow Down

August 1, 2011
By kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
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Aren't you tired of running?
With the questions blurring by.
You could see all of the answers
if you'd only stop to try.
Aren't you ready for a rest?
You wouldn't miss another chance.
But you rush past all the signs
without a passing glance.
Aren't you longing for a change?
Slow down while you can.
You might see what you've been searching for
is right where you began.


The author's comments:
This poem has a lot of meaning to me and shows what I've come to realize in the past two months. Interpret the meaning any way you want, but for me it isn't about running from yourself, but rather from God.
7/30/11

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on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:10 am
kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
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thankyou! (:

on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:08 am
kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
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thanks :) and of course

on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:07 am
kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
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thank you!

byebye said...
on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:07 am
byebye, Nevermore, Other
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I found this poem remarkable in so many ways...the flow was perfect, the meaning clear yet not overstated...the vocabulary was also spot on in my opinion. I immediately interpreted this the way you stated, as "running from God". Very very nice work!

on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:06 am
SiaHilion BRONZE, Jaipur, Other
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Favorite Quote:
you can hate me you can love me but u can not ignore me..

u cud c all the answers only if u cud stop to try.....amazing..lovee it..

Shmelmo GOLD said...
on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:05 am
Shmelmo GOLD, Elma, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

I really like this. My favorite would probably be the ending; "You might see what you've been searching for is right where you began." Could you check out some of my work?

cookiestar said...
on Dec. 29 2011 at 9:05 am
This is sweet, amazing, well written, and really meaningful:). I love the poem. Keep up the great work!

on Dec. 1 2011 at 4:34 am
kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
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wow, your perspective is exactly what I was going for :) Thank you for taking time to read this.

ChaoticBliss said...
on Nov. 30 2011 at 8:04 pm
ChaoticBliss, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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This poem is really sweet. Thoughtful, too. (: I like it!

It has different meanings between the lines depending on who's reading this.

My favorite line is "You might see what you've been searching for is where you began." It's pretty powerful... because many people aren't sastified or grateful with what they have; or they don't realize what they have or ought to be thankful for... and they think they need more out of their life, but in the end they realizes they've always had what they really wanted out of life.

Just thought I'd include my own perspective on this poem! Love it. Good job :D


on Aug. 2 2011 at 4:26 pm
kaitlyn24x PLATINUM, Laurel, Maryland
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thank you :)

on Aug. 2 2011 at 4:03 pm
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

this has a wonderful meaning, and can mean so many diffferent things to so many different people! Great work! :)


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