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Patches along the Road

by vexations

Auburn hair,
like the colors flashing before him
on the drive along Hwy 261.

He thinks of her when he travels.

Roan Mountain fades
as he steadies his wheel
along the white hyphens.

He remembers her when he travels.

Their daughter has auburn hair
like the dark patterns sunlight
accents among the autumn display.

He dwells on her and their daughter.

Rear view mirror reflects his creased forehead
like his mother grew from all her worries.
Travel grants him time —

time to think of them.

“Mistakes were made.”
A cop-out rests in that thought:
he made mistakes.

He broods when he travels.





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Re: Patches along the Road (Score: 1 )
by Unbound on Sunday, November 08, 2009 (06:02:19)
I really enjoyed this poem... And a catchy title.
Roan Mountain fades
as he steadies his wheel
along the white hyphens.

What lines... kudos friend

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Re: Patches along the Road (Score: 1 )
by butterflyzrfree on Friday, May 13, 2011 (09:20:25)
A wonderful write, such a pleasure! Straight out honest, yes impeccably poetic.

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    Re: Patches along the Road (Score: 1 )
    by vexations on Friday, May 13, 2011 (22:29:51)
    wow, surprised to get a comment on a poem posted here in Nov. glad you liked it. You are one of my favorites on here.

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Re: Patches along the Road (Score: 1 )
by induce on Friday, May 13, 2011 (10:21:54)
vexations, i see the travel here in 'comic book format' , it really moves and glows with speed.

enjoyed!

induce

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    Re: Patches along the Road (Score: 1 )
    by vexations on Friday, May 13, 2011 (22:31:09)
    What a nice comment. Curious how you got here because this was posted last November.

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