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Lets Put A Big X On The Map

Updated on November 23, 2010

All To Often We Want To Wait To Begin

Life just happens and I don't think I will ever be ready

I make plans everyday and those plans somehow go astray

I shoot for dreams and they turn out like sour cream

I walk with my head held up high

I trip because I didn't see the dip in the sidewalk

I get all excited and loose my voice because I talk to much

I try to encourage friends to enjoy everything they do

They get more depressed and are board to tears

I guess if I was to sum up my track record I would be so far in the red you would need to call the fire department to get me out

So lets just put a big X on the calendar and start here

Let people know I am going on with my plans

The ones I told you when you were busy texting

Then I mentioned them again

You conviently had something else to do

I don't mind but I support you when you want to do something that matters to you

So even if you don't listen

I can see the x on my calendar plain as day

I know what it means and thats all that counts

If I look back I have made many x's in the months past

So what?

I am letting you know I am like a pirate and I am on a mission

I will keep searching for my treasure

I love life and I will never stop trying to make it special

Remember each x marks a new treasure and a new you

So fill up that calendar with x's

Tell yourself over and over I mean business

I am here to make today a howl

Tomorrow a day to never forget

The next day A dream come true

All because I started with one x from you

X marks the spot

Your on my mind and from here its look out world

I am making ground

Sometimes I may walk in circles

Other times I may be off my rocker

But one thing is for sure

I am as genuine as they come

I may have never won a trophy for first place

But if you look to the left or sometimes to the right

Look behind you or way way in back

I am that person who is tying his shoe

Gasping for breath

Holding his side

But one thing I will never do is hide


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    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      8 years ago

      Daydreamer13 I often wonder how great life is to experience it together sharing our thoughts and memories along the way.Thank you so much and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year that will be pleasurable and fun and everything under the sun.

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      8 years ago

      I like this! Great poem!

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      8 years ago

      Leni Sands I love that we think the same.I hope as time goes on we can even uncover more great thoughts.I think life is all about sharing and caring.Happy Turkey day.

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      Leni Sands 

      8 years ago from UK

      Incredible - you sum up my thoughts about my life with your words!

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      8 years ago

      Neillieanna I would of given all my thoughts away gladly if I found one person over the years to show interest.I some how had the opposite affect on people like the plague. They would run and hide as fast as they could.All I wanted was good.I didn't try to bring people down.I looked around me and I would be the only smiling face in work.I was more puzzled than before.I figured its their life and they have every right to live it how sad or dismal as they please.But I had a problem.There attitudes would affect mine.They are like a rash that starts out in one spot and continues all over your body until your covered from head to toe.I said well I have to be stronger and find a way.I SEARCHED FOR AND FOUND ANYTHING POSITIVE!!!I would pick up books and then I could lock in on that wonderful feeling.I could read it as often as I wish.I stopped telling others how I thought life could be.Until I found a way to create my own world of positive thoughts and reflections that sum up my experiences over the years.Luckily now I can share them on the hub pages and someday a book.But with all the books out there I don't want to be dust on a shelf.I want to be different.I want to talk to you when your asleep.Make you laugh when you are tired and down.I want to call on you when you need a friend.I want to lift you up and let you climb on my shoulders to see what I can't see.I want us to be an unbeatable team.One that laughs out loud and has so much fun.One that finds the silliest things the greatest treasures of all time.Like saying the same word at the same time.Thats fun to me. Coming up with the same idea and never telling each other for years.Thats exciting to me. Liking the same things in life that can help others constantly and we made it possible.Well once again I blaze the trail of weeds just to find a hidden flower.THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR THOUGHTS AND HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING !!!

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      8 years ago from TEXAS

      Hugs, my friend. You will never be charged with neglecting things that matter, like caring and trying and getting back up and trying some more. You're a beacon!

      You probably don't need to read any more books about it. You could probably write one!

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      8 years ago

      Saddlerider1 All we can do is try and hope for the best that things work out.If not we try again and learn how to do it better.We sometimes forget we all fail many times in are lives.We think we are the only ones who have troubles and make mistakes.Thank you for your support and kind words.

    • saddlerider1 profile image


      8 years ago

      You are sharing what so many others go through on a daily basis. We have weight to carry and many times it's not only our own. All we can do is keep aiming for the mark, help, give and keep moving forward with our lives.

      It's not we are in life, but what we give of ourselves to help others, there are thousands hurting out there, our problems are so little compared to others. So keep doing what your doing, being the person you are, let your light keep shining through. Peace and hugs

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      8 years ago

      Acaetnna I spend any free time I get reading about how to improve my life and make dreams happen.It sounds so good and then when you apply it it crumbles like crumb cake.I am still learning.I just want to know does anyone else like crumb cake for dessert?I have only mistakes to learn from and another step to take.Thank you so much for reading my thoughts and helping me along the way.

    • acaetnna profile image


      8 years ago from Guildford

      Yes I can really see what a genuine person you are. Live for the moment and a better tomorrow will follow. You poured your heart out again Dream On, super.


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