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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: July 31, 2020      Views: 114

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 ABOUT
JAYBIRD1 

Born--1925 in the foothills of Appalachia eastern Ky.Have been writing poetry for
seventy five years.I prefer poetry that rhymes. Sonnets are my favorite form. Give me
a look.Hopefully ,you might like some of them.

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #12 spot on this years rankings.

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Sonnet form-aka Robert Frost
"The Road Most Taken" by jaybird1
This road I've traveled ever long,
with many others, now long gone.
The better things seemed up ahead,
with things I did, with things I said.

So, pressing on with reckless haste,
with never anytime to waste;
The road seemed long, so far to go,
appeared so tiresome, painful, slow.

There's no one now to hold my hand
and show with love they understand.
When gazing at life's setting sun,
regrets are few, with battles won.

This life is short, though it is grand-
Seek in your search that promised land.

July-2020

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I wrote this with Frost's version of "The Road Not Taken"
in mind.It was a beautiful poem.-jaybird
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