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Author Name: Freefanofjims 23 Comments
Date Added: April 27, 2004 13:04:23 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Destiny~6A

Destiny
By James L Lagoski
©04-26-04

I wake up in the morning and rise from my bed
My minds not awake so Iím like the living dead
I walk into the kitchen for a cup of motivation
Going back to sleep is becoming a temptation

That is not an option so I begin to get dressed
Because I have a job they say that I am blessed
Then a sinking feeling starts to envelop my heart
When I turned the key and my car wouldnít start

So I grabbed some change and run out the door
Because the boss said I canít be late anymore
I run down the street just as quickly as I can
And still missed the bus even though I ran

I stick out my thumb and pray for a ride
When I notice a car and a truck collide
Approaching the accident fast as I could
Just as any person in their right mind should

Searching for survivors in the middle of the wreck
When I noticed something that I did not expect
The face in the car was my boss from work
The same guy who is always calling me a jerk

I got him out of the car and now heís doing ok
And he thanks me almost every single day
So no matter how bad things seem to be
We never know whatís written in our destiny

Author's Notes:

The thing I liked about this write was that you can place yourself
on either side of this poem- You could be the boss who never knows
or the person that doesn't realize just how important your place in life
could be in someone elses life-
Peace~
James

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Comments:
Comment By: Freemystical angel on July 13, 2007 11:36:07 AM Report
sure destiny decides our destination definately

Comment By: FreePia Andersson on June 24, 2005 07:33:47 PM Report
Well I am sure that God had a purpose with that ..I know those morning when nothing really works ...A great poem that makes you think and think again With care Pia
Comment By: on May 3, 2005 09:24:35 PM Report
I liked this poem alot its soooo good!
Comment By: FreeDavid on September 25, 2004 08:09:07 PM Report
another amazing poem. keep on collecting awards.

David
Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on August 17, 2004 10:44:00 PM Report
A masterpiece of a poem. Congrats on your award.

Sharon Jorcil-James
Comment By: Freeclaire fernandez on August 6, 2004 11:04:51 PM Report
nice message james, as always. things are ironic sometimes. the people we put down are the people who help us up.

congrats on the ribbon!
Comment By: FreeWith pain comes strength on May 14, 2004 10:44:40 AM Report
Very good! Really liked this write. No one knows what destiny has in store for them do they...
Well deserved ribbon ;oD
Nik
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on May 13, 2004 10:41:22 PM Report
Mr. Lagoski....Indeed, deserving for the Blue Ribbon Award, as you have posed a great constructed scenario for Destiny....Great write...
Margaret..the bag lady
Comment By: FreeDavid Newton on May 12, 2004 05:43:04 AM Report
Wow, your comments at the end really mean something to me as i'm a bit low at the minute,
Fantastic write, and congrats on the award,
Dave
Comment By: FreeNicole on May 11, 2004 03:22:06 AM Report
Awesome....love it! Ummm, i think the word I want to describe it is insightful...I think! Anyway, an awesome write...I like the destiny idea and how you never know...love it! Congrats on the award as well!
Comment By: FreeMelissa on May 11, 2004 01:37:21 AM Report
Great job. Congrats on the well deserved award. ~Melissa
Comment By: Freejoia on May 10, 2004 07:11:52 PM Report
Very enjoyable reading, James, and the ribbon is deserved. I like the way you presented the wisdom of looking past a bad day. joia
Comment By: FreeTimespell on May 10, 2004 08:41:28 AM Report
James~
A great poem full of truth!
We never know what destiny
has in store for us.!!
Congratulations on your blue
ribbon award!!
All the best
:O)
~Timespell~
Comment By: FreeGay Johnson on May 9, 2004 11:41:27 PM Report
Didn't I say "Standing Ovation"? congratulaions James on a well deserved write.
Gay
Comment By: Freenanette on May 9, 2004 11:03:07 PM Report
James,
Congratulations on your award.. You truly deserved every ripple of the ribbon.. Thank you for sharing
~Nanette
Comment By: FreeJennifer on May 2, 2004 12:00:52 PM Report
This is an excellent perspective on life... It definatly makes you think, and be thankful for all you do and have... Because thats the way its supposed to be.
I really like this piece!
Jennifer
Comment By: FreeRohaida on May 1, 2004 11:19:41 AM Report
James,
I don't get tired of your poems,
And this one's no exception.
Thank you 4 sharing ur gift.
Rohaida
Comment By: FreeGay Johnson on April 28, 2004 12:47:42 AM Report
standing ovation James. Great write. Gay
Comment By: TrialAnn on April 27, 2004 10:12:40 PM Report
Great write with a very cool twist at the end. It is amazing when those kinds of things happen. Good message James.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on April 27, 2004 07:39:59 PM Report
JAMES, THIS IS REALLY A GREAT POEM MY FRIEND..AS ALWAYS FRIENDS SHE
Comment By: FreeCeeCee on April 27, 2004 04:17:42 PM Report
Enjoyed this, James and your comments on it.

Comment By: FreeGlata on April 27, 2004 01:28:19 PM Report
That car wouldn't start for a reason, it would seem. Nothing is by chance. Very, VERY thought provoking...
Next time I feel frustrated because it seems that every thing is going wrong, I will stop to see what it is that I am being delayed for.
Great job, once more, James!
Glata
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on April 27, 2004 01:20:31 PM Report
James, very well written; and very thought-provoking.


Lady Dragonwyck




 


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