Johan Fourie

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Footprints, And Reflections Of Places Past - Poem by Johan Fourie

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, while others stay awhile, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Eleanor Roosevelt

………………in the same fashion then my Love, it is ok to be reflective when we go back on old roads. Whether it was a photo, or a memory or a word that takes us back there, and we will…….
- Maybe, Experience regret
- quite often we may be sad
- be wishfull
- get melancholic
- go to some quite reflective part of our mind
- be inspired for that what we have found at the end of the road
- be grateful and joyous for the companion we now have at our side
- more often though we are joyous and happy

……….and the full measure, true context and extend of appreciation for the place we are at now, and the road we travel every day, and our companion now, may only be discovered by reflecting on places, people and journeys past

……….often the usefulness of what is, is determined by-, and lies in what is not……

….in my reflections of past places, people and roads I find depths of feelings good, sad and bad that emphasizes the magnificence of the place I have found, the road that brought me here and the person I am with…

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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