Slow Down for Life

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Religion and Spirituality  |  House: Booksie Classic

I thought of as very laid back and savor life. I take notice more of the little things in life than most.

Slow Down for Life

People on the highway always in a rush.

In a hurry to get nowhere and anywhere.

Weather they’re walking or driving.

I was driving home one day and a car passed me speeding by way faster than the speed limit.

They arrived at their destination the party store a mile ahead of where I was.

I shook my head as I drove by thinking “what a petty cause.”

Endangering everyone on the road for what?

Many are in a hurry miss the simple and important things in life.

As small as the words “I love you,” from a loved one.

Too much in a hurry to notice  otherwise.

Or your children want to tell you about what they did in school but you’re in a hurry like a fool.

Rushing through life too fast.

I savor life like a fine wine because you can’t turn back the hands of time to redo the past.

By nos482 03-19-09


Submitted: November 11, 2014

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Elliott

wow this is crazy
i totally understand where you are coming from
this is crazy good
no one seems to enjoy the simplisities of life any more
it's all about getting it done now
and in the end- where have you gotten?
no where
this is good
feel free to check out my works

Fri, March 20th, 2009 2:31am

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lol I like your poems too. Thanks for the positive input.

Thu, March 19th, 2009 7:43pm

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