Mark Dillon

Rookie - 214 Points (22/12/60 / Ireland)

Halfway To Where? - Poem by Mark Dillon

Sitting at my desk typing a c.v.
for a job i'm not sure i want.
I just wanna dump it and watch t.v
or take my car for a jaunt.
but cash is short and
there are bills to pay,
so I must deal with this without delay.

I'm the wrong side of fifty and not as nifty,
and I'm not where I thought I would be.
But thats life more or less, things happen I guess
that we can never forsee.

I'm restless I know for some way to know
what my fate will decree.
Are there people and places and some new graces
that I have yet to see, or more
new quests, challenges and tests still
in store for me.

Sometimes you just have to reset your compass
and keep your goals in sight.
Not just sail on aimlessly, or give up without a fight.
When a fog rolls in, and the waters get rough,
and you think you can't make it, and things seem so tough.
It's then you need to hang in there, you've got to keep the faith.
Remember, there's good reason you got this far,
and lifes road is not always straight.

So, I.m gonna print this off and send it forward,
hoping to get good news.
Have me some coffee, read a good book,
then catch the evening news.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Sometimes things suck, but you just have to knuckle down and get things goin again.

Comments about Halfway To Where? by Mark Dillon

  • (9/19/2013 11:50:00 AM)


    College! ! ! I found myself in a similar position. You can do it! It will change your life, I promise. (Report) Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (3/12/2013 7:45:00 AM)


    Life does suck at times, but one never know what is around the corner, therefore we have to always remain optimistic and hopeful. Well penned Mark. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (3/9/2013 7:25:00 AM)


    Brilliant Mark and halfway to humourousl. Never to late to find your dream job. You will cause I have just found mine. Hope you have a good referee. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (2/7/2013 10:01:00 AM)


    Halfway to anywhere, but along the destiny...Things will going fine for you, even it is hard a bit for now but the bigger road is opened later...as you have more experiences in life than me, i know u believe that good things do happen..and halfway to where, we are heading to it if we believe it_Soul (Report) Reply

  • (2/7/2013 9:01:00 AM)


    You are right! You asked the question and then you have the answers! We all can do it! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 1, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, February 1, 2013


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