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I caught a glimpse of a covered path.

Updated on April 6, 2011

A covered path to somewhere you will never know unless you uncover it...

You will never know what is waiting.
You will never know what is waiting. | Source
You may certainly lose step and fall.
You may certainly lose step and fall. | Source
Or you may find a fraction of time.
Or you may find a fraction of time. | Source
That wakes the world and comes to light.
That wakes the world and comes to light. | Source
Allow yourself to guide yourself
Allow yourself to guide yourself | Source
And discover beauty in the most unusual ways
And discover beauty in the most unusual ways | Source
Because in the end,
Because in the end, | Source
It is not about what is in.
It is not about what is in. | Source
Or how you accomplish riches,
Or how you accomplish riches, | Source
and master fame.
and master fame. | Source
It is about how you feel when you can overcome your fears of simply making stupid mistakes.
It is about how you feel when you can overcome your fears of simply making stupid mistakes. | Source

Because...

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Let go of fearing living...


I caught a glimpse of a covered path,

It was the way to destiny and realizing what I have.

I walked on by,

I continued on with life,


But I still remember destiny and sometimes visit late at night.

One move too far,

One minute too late,

Knowing what is wrong,

Can make love turn to hate.


Stand up,

Speak up,

Shout out for change,

Become everything ever wanted,

Before becoming insane.


A laugh broke into silence,

With an unfamiliar tone.

When there was no one that was looking,

You realize you have never been alone.


Up and Down,

Around and Around,

Lose your voice,

Unable to make a single sound.


Distance guides your heart,

Experience makes your mistakes.

You lose sight of who you are,

And then blame others that get in your way.


How do I know this?

How do I know you?

Because you are no different from me,

Although I can be different from you.


No it does not make sense,

Don’t waste your time with logic,

If you want a simpler potion,

Try some hocus pocus and lament notion.


Back from the fire,

Cooling from within,

Forgiveness for others,

In hopes that you will be forgiven for your sins,


Take your time,

Day after Night,

No need to hurry through life,

Unless you are in a hurry to die.


Memories last forever,

Fortunes come and go,

Could you remember your way,

If you had to find your way home?


Fear is in yesterday,

It covers up your soul,

Sometimes finding yesterday,

Can grant you strength that make you whole.


Life has lessons,

Ready to be taught,

But you have to be paying attention,

Life happens whether you are ready or not.


Now I am no expert,

I have hung my head in shame,

I have taking the unstable road somewhere,

I have even lost my name.


After years of being stupid,

After years of being lost,

After I have fallen and skinned my knees,

And been someone that pays the cost.


I now know to take a glance,

And to make believe and take a chance,

That when I find a covered path,

Perhaps it is me that should follow it.


If I am wrong,

Well that is okay,

A covered path tomorrow,

Should be traveled and hold no shame.


Memories last forever,

Fortunes come and go,

I wonder if I will remember my way,

If I shall ever need to find my way home?


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    • livingsimply profile image

      livingsimply 6 years ago from Isle of Arran, Scotland

      Absolutely love it! It paints a picture of a journey well trodden my many of us. I have a covered path, but no courage just yet....

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      Ken R. Abell 6 years ago from ON THE ROAD

      Very enjoyable read--easy to identify with the emotions. Thank you. Thumbs up & awesome.

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      Vibs245 6 years ago from India

      Enough to make me fall in love with life.Awesome,lovely,wonderful.

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      livingsimply-

      Thank you, and I am glad you liked it. I bet you have much strength that you just haven't uncovered. We often surprise ourselves, when we feel we have nothing there, with discovering it has always been there and a part of who we are.

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      Ken R. Abell

      Thanks Ken! So glad you decided to read this, and that you enjoyed it...always appreciate and am honored as well as touched with your opinions of my work...

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      Vibs245- GREAT! So glad I could make you fall in love with something worth loving :) Thanks for commenting and for reading, I appreciate the feedback and the compliment!

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      Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America

      Hey Holly, great read. :) I see you're figuring things out, one piece at a time. :) As you uncover, the covered path you walk, you'll learn that the path wasn't actually covered, but was your perception faltering. The path to peace is all about you, how much you know and understand about self. As you learn more about yourself, you'll find that the path you walk is one that can be seen in advance, if you're willing to view it. :) Sometimes, there are things you might not be able to wrap your mind around, but remember, if you cannot wrap your mind around it, then obviously something isn't known. ;) As always my friend, definitely well written. :) Thank you so much. :)

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      Cagsil,

      I had to read that comment 3 times before it sunk in, lol...that was a whole lot of covered, covered path and path references in not a whole lot of word count! Amazing you are for writing such a valid point and concept in such a tongue twisting, mind altering way... Just playing, I do appreciate your insight and value your ability to see strength, growth and a persons soul. Thank you for following my work and always being willing to share your thoughts and feedback.

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      Paradise7 6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Very good, I really understood your mind set. You're a great communicator of certain moods.

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      PR Morgan 6 years ago from Sarasota Florida

      great photos and poetry as always!

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      youmeget 6 years ago

      Beautiful hub well illustrated.

      I love every word.

      Thumbs up!

      youmeget

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      Paradise7

      Thank you so much- I glad I was able to portray it well. Thanks for the feedback

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      PR Morgan- thanks for commenting, I appreciate the contiued support. :)

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      youmeget- thank you for leaving such a nice comment- I appreciate it greatly. Glad you liked it!

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      ahorseback 6 years ago

      H.C. One of the things I like about your writing is that you are always seeking the "path " of life , I have no doult you will always find the right way. Beautiful!

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      ahorseback-thank you, you noticed! :) Just Kidding, I have been told that a time or two, which is entirely true. I am always searching for the more complete version of me and meaning of life :)

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      Midianite 6 years ago from Australia

      nice

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      Midianite-Short-simple-I like your comment-THANKS

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      Midianite 6 years ago from Australia

      ... Sorry for the short comment, I'm waaaaay tired.

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      Midianite

      Don't Be! I Loved It! :-)

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      sunchild28 6 years ago from Nigeria

      Life has lessons,the greatest of all teachers is life and am ready to learn what it has to teach.

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      sunchild28 -thank you and i hope you get your fill of information

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      Tammy Barnette 6 years ago

      So beautiful, you are a true talent:) You should be a speaker, I think you could save some people from themselves. I especially think you should travel to highschools, even if they continue to travel in the wrong direction one day they will remember your eloquent words. Thank you:)

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      Holly 6 years ago from Lone Star State

      tammybarnette -

      very sweet of you to say... i would love to do something such as travel and speak to kids who need some hope... although I would have no clue as to how to begin that adventure...they may not like it if I just showed up :) thank you for reading and for leaving such a nice comment :)

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