2010 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 14 - Writer's Digest

2010 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 14

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For today's prompt, write a crossroads poem. This could be a poem about a physical, mental, or emotional intersection. For instance, graduating college or getting a divorce often leaves people at a crossroads. Or finishing a ginormous project at work. Or even starting a poem. After all, that blank page (or screen) offers so many new possibilities.

Here's my attempt:

"Just ask for directions"

We found the road but couldn't find our way,
worried tomorrow will still follow us
across pastures of happy yesterdays.
We found the road but couldn't find our way,
though few of us could think of what to say.
After two days trapped on the same shuttle bus,
we found the road but couldn't find our way,
worried tomorrow will still follow us.

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