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The driver in front As seen from behind
Her mirrored image while waiting in line

Face of despair encountering delays
Construction zone pylons directing our way

It's maddening and troublesome driving to work
Starting and stopping and moving in jerks

Our lane just sat there the light was still green
Opposing traffic turned left in a stream

Not even stopping when arrows turned red
I wish it was me just 6 cars ahead

I wouldn't have let them pull that on me
I'd inch into traffic force them to flee

Living the moment my life is on pause
A moment in time is all that it was

Reality returns our lane is now moving
The face in the mirror begins disappearing


While on the road in Arizona.

------
Daniel Lloyd Kennedy


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The following comments are for "Mirrored Thoughts"
by daprdan

Dan the man
How wonderful to wake up and find you here! Like a great cup of coffee. Enjoyed your words and having old friends come home.

Nae ;0)

( Posted by: nae411 [Member] On: September 23, 2005 )

Thank You...
You are very kind...

It's nice to be welcomed home by those I love and admire...

Hopefully soon, I will have time to write much more than I do now...

( Posted by: daprdan [Member] On: September 23, 2005 )

reflection?
Dan,

Good poem, also 'reflects' some periods in our lives!

Have Fun,

Ivor

( Posted by: ivordavies [Member] On: September 24, 2005 )

Well Done Dan
And welcome back!! I did a double-take when I saw your name.

Smiling Now,
Char

( Posted by: Char [Member] On: September 24, 2005 )





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