vinebar

Lost
Author: Mark Spencer

vinebar

While driving through an unfamiliar place
I felt like I was lost without a trace
My journey’s end appeared so out of reach
A barrier I couldn’t seem to breach

I happened through a shabby part of town
An area neglected and run down
And I became determined to retreat
As I crouched down upon my driver’s seat

But every road I took led me off course
As if guided by some dark unseen force
And with each turn another line was crossed
Until I found myself completely lost

The fear began to override my thoughts
It seemed as though my stomach was in knots
I stopped to see if I could catch my breath
Afraid that this misstep would be my death

And then I saw a sign just down the road
A sign I must have missed until I slowed
I felt delivered by the words I read
“This is the way to go” is what it said

I learned my greatest lesson on that day
When I got back on track and found my way
My eyes were opened when I saw that sign
Perhaps I even glimpsed the grand design

For everybody has a destiny
A dowdy end or place that sets us free
At times the roads we follow will get crossed
To find our path sometimes we must get lost

vinebar

Comments on this poem/writing:

Wess (72.35.156.18) -- Tuesday, October 14 2014, 10:42 am

Powerful message!

To find our path sometimes we must get lost. I love that line! Excellent poem! Great message!
 
Name:                                           Remember Me

Comment Title:

Comment / Ammendment:

Please complete the recaptcha below for spam prevention:

Click here to read other Poems by Mark Spencer

vinebar

Poetic Dreams Other's Poetic Dreams Submit a Poem New This Week Forum Home

Copyright©2017-1999 by Rebecca R. Hammack

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: All Rights Reserved.   No part of this website, including all pictures and written words,  may be reproduced or copied in any manner from this website without  permission of the original author of the work.  All poetry and pictures herein remain the sole property of the original author and/or copyright owner.  All poetry on this website has been submitted by the original author of the work. To contact any author of the work please e-mail: dreamer@dreamersreality.com  so the proper person may be notified.