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Comrades Of The Road

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I feel a certain kindred
with the drivers of the land.
I think of all the many pressing
strains we have to stand.

For driving is a function
where you're always looking twice,
and glancing in your side-mount
and your rear-view mirrors thrice.

But sometimes when I'm driving,
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
I've always enjoyed long-distance driving, and at one time was planning to become an OTR driver.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Sj Holland 20 July 2013

So glad I inspired you, Patricia. And you are right. We do need more peace on the roads.

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Patricia Grantham 20 July 2013

I never thought of driving in such a good way. Maybe there would be less accidents if we thought this way. Next time i will smile as I pass by a comrade of the road. very inspiring Sandi.

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Sj Holland 11 July 2013

Thanks to both of you for reading, Jenie and Dave. To t his day I still love over-the-road driving.

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Jenie Franksay 10 July 2013

i too enjoy driving but bikes...! ! good poem.. i invite you to read my latest poem and comment.

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Dave Walker 10 July 2013

A great poem, like it.

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