Author: Barbara Goodhew


Drifters are runners.
They run from pain.
They run from boredom,
They run from love.

Drifters run from Life.
Never finding peace,

Searching for happiness,
But to busy running.

Peace and happiness comes,
When we slow down and look around.


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capricorn ( -- Saturday, June 10 2006, 04:23 pm

hi barb

We all have to slow down sometimes... I think that's often when we get life into perspective.
Barb ( -- Saturday, June 10 2006, 07:36 pm

nice to have you back

You're right cap as we get older we have to slow down and thats when we understand more and find peace and happiness.Now I know why they call them the Golden Years,we have priceless experiences.
Terrie* ( -- Wednesday, June 14 2006, 09:02 pm

So Priceless and full of Honesty

Hi Barb so happy to have you back Sweetie,
i couldn't agree with you more, i was one of those running AWAY from "Love/Pain" yet, after finding that fullfillment and the joy of Peace in my life Again, was Gods greatest gift to me, especially now that Martin has to go away to tend to business, i find life has so much in store "if you Share your patience, honesty, slow down, accept all the divine gifts Gods offers, be it Love and all that life brings with it" great poem, i felt it speak to me, from your humble heart..
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