Alexzia Ferdinand

Guide For Leaving - Poem by Alexzia Ferdinand

turn on the ignition and go
that's what we did
a bible story nagging in the back of my mind
warned not to glance back or become a pillar of salt
so we didn't.
yellow line-white line that's all the guideline we need
leaving doesn't require direction.
eternity stretches out
inviting in the form of sun baked asphalt
so we drive out to meet it
to stay

Comments about Guide For Leaving by Alexzia Ferdinand

  • Adeline Foster (9/10/2007 11:27:00 AM)

    I loved the phrase ‘leaving doesn't require direction’; so simple yet a great thought.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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