Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Lost and Found


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She misplaced her life
in the lost and found,
took a random turning,
God knows why,
got hopelessly lost,
and no one came to look for her.

Enough laps around the track
- about a million or so -
and she found the opening in the maze 
and clawed her way out,
standing in the light of a new day,
battered, weary, scratched and bleeding,
but with her eyes
firmly fixed
on Hope.

17 comments:

  1. some times we have to claw our way out for sure...but keeping our eyes fixed on hope---that is essential...where we are is not where we have to choose to be...

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  2. Great poem, Sherry! I liked how your story progressed from a grim situation into a more optimistic outcome. She may be scarred but she still has hope.

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  4. How original Sherry,
    Life as a maze, where we can lose ourselves if we want to, or get hopelessly lost.

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  5. Maybe the reason was to lose the people and, therefore, find hope.

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  6. Hope's the only way to do it, luv the curve of 'found' in this tale. Thanks for stopping by my blog

    Much love...

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  7. One thing about mazes, one always knows that if one is lost for a time one will eventually find the way out. Even though sometime we have to claw our way, we know we will eventually 'see the light.' And yes, HOPE is key.

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  8. There is always hope and we may be battered but life is an adventure.

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  9. A great "take" on the prompt, Sherry. Some evocative images here. And, once again, your wordsmithing is perfection.

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  10. This is SO Wonderful--I'm glad for you!

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  11. hope is the source of light and strength..it's good that the speaker had Found hope...wonderful lines Sherry :)

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  12. "and no one came to look for her"... sad. But sometimes a way out is still found!

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  13. Yes some of us have been destined to achieve without help. Sink or swim school of life. You're swimming well Sherry:)

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  14. sad, but its good that she found hope!

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  15. Hope is the only thing which keeps us going..:)

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  16. Life is truly a maze at times but Hope keeps us going. Loved it.

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