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Down Life’s Road

Updated on July 14, 2017
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia. I have a wonderful cat named Sid.

When faced by the truth,

you could say,

that the road through life,

is worth its weight in gold,

for so many different reasons -

for the beauty of all four seasons.


Sometimes this world,

seems to be spinning,

like a crazy, wooden top

and you begin to wonder -

how long you’ll last.

Then a dear friend reaches out

and you hold on fast,

all the sadness long past.


The road through life,

holds so many wonders,

mighty oceans and seas,

majestic mountains, rivers, waterfalls and streams.

Everywhere you look,

bountiful with forests

and the wind creates such lovely music -

as it whispers through the trees.


We’re here for a reason,

as the sun rises and sets,

each new day is like a grand adventure,

isn’t it bliss, isn’t it great -

just to be a part of it all.

A little wheel in the scheme of things,

helping to keep this world turning.

Keep on walking down the road,

better yet, go forth dancing,

smiling your most brightest smile -

thankful to be living and loving for another day.

© 2017 Gypsy Rose Lee

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Jackie.

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      Jackie Lynnley 2 months ago from The Beautiful South

      Great message and beautiful song. Could listen to Phil all day. Perfect pick.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you ThreeKeys.

      Thank you Harish.

      I certainly will Demas.

      Thank you Terrie.

      A great way to look at things Bill.

      Thank you Ryan.

      Thank you FlourishAnyway.

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      FlourishAnyway 4 months ago from USA

      I especially like your last stanza. Beautiful message!

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      Ryan Fuller 4 months ago from Louisiana, USA

      Such great words of encouragement to take on each day of life. Sure there are many ups and downs in life, but how you handle it is what makes you you. Great work

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      Bill Holland 4 months ago from Olympia, WA

      I am at an age now where I wonder when I'll see my last bend in the road, and that wondering brings with it a deeper appreciation for the road I currently stand on. :)

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      Terrie Lynn 4 months ago from Canada

      This is really inspiring Gypsy. Well done! I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

      May your road be long and the blessing be amazing.

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      Demas W Jasper 4 months ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Keep those positive vibes flowing, Gypsy1

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      Harish Mamgain 4 months ago from India

      Beautiful thoughts ! Lovely verses !

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      Threekeys 4 months ago from Australia

      Inspiring and encouraging. Lovely.