Bob Blackwell

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! The Road Ahead - Poem by Bob Blackwell

We must grow with silence,
Through the winter of our
Ignorance as we wait the
Spring of change, to grow
With favor in the warmth of
Summer sun and rain. When
Autumn comes we hear the
Fruits of our silence, then an
Understanding comes to
Give us strength, to face
Our new winters without
Fear but with a new joy and
Appreciation for everything
True, that comes our way.


Comments about ! The Road Ahead by Bob Blackwell

  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (6/6/2009 10:01:00 AM)


    Autumn will prepare us - we will walk the road of winter where many wise species hibernate...silence is always best - A very meaningful write (Report) Reply

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  • (5/5/2009 2:04:00 AM)


    happy journey ahead, Bob! Many autumn days would gain strength from your wisdom words...meanigful write...thanks...10 (Report) Reply

  • (1/17/2009 8:37:00 AM)


    lovely poem..winter is a harsh thing for you all..for us it is the summer..the inner nature of human made to grow in the spring and he is prepared to face winter..lovely write (Report) Reply

  • (12/30/2008 6:14:00 AM)


    You are such a fine wordsmith. Strength for the journey, my brave friend.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra
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  • Fay Slimm (9/27/2008 7:31:00 AM)


    Bob I really love your alliteration in the first couple of lines here, - we must grow with silence in the winter of our ignorance, , , , wonderful and the rest of the verse conducts us around the sasons of change in life. You write with such wisdom. from
    Fay.
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  • (9/2/2008 12:45:00 PM)


    Well thought piece Bob, wisdom at its best (Report) Reply

  • (1/23/2007 12:58:00 AM)


    I really like the sentiment here, especially your ending:

    'face Our new winters without
    Fear but with a new joy and
    Appreciation for everything
    True, that comes our way.'

    Well done.

    alicia
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  • (1/17/2007 12:58:00 PM)


    nicely written bob, a well said piece of poetry. (Report) Reply

  • (3/24/2006 12:32:00 PM)


    Alot of wisdom, with few words. well done (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 24, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 9, 2008


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