Dec 20, 2007

Journey on the road

My contribution to Totally Optional prompts - Road signs redux

A journey on a road called life
mysterious signs are intuitions
crossings and speed breakers around
guiding directions are values

option to stop and relax
or take the highway and zoom past
traffic signals to regulate,
recognize and not stop aghast

Pristine beauty all around
A smooth ride it is!
Potholes and bumps abound
A rough ride it could be!

excited and energetic
dull and dragging,
continue the drive
the journey is the destination

7 comments:

HL said...

great last line (^_-)

Pauline said...

"the journey is the destination."

Yes!

SweetTalkingGuy said...

I like that - the journey is the destination!

paisley said...

funny,, but i have always taken much more pleasure in the journey,, than the destination... very nice poem....

tumblewords said...

Interesting - it feels like a trip...Nice!

Linda said...

I like how you handled this metaphor!

Skely said...

I just loved this poem.. Great Going!!!

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