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    dots Submission Name: Guide of Experiencedots

    Author: Specdro
    ASL Info:    28/Of Course/NY
    Elite Ratio:    2.94 - 21/53/38
    Words: 179
    Class/Type: Poetry/Serious
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       I don't think there is much to say about this... anyone that has been down that path knows what I'm talking about. ;)

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    dotsGuide of Experiencedots

    I once saw a man
    Standing in the road.
    He pointed with his hand
    And told me which way to go.

    The road looked rough
    So I glanced at the other way.
    The decision was tough
    And I was losing most the day.

    The man looked sad and broken
    with a satchel on his shoulder.
    His cigarette was still smoking
    And his eyes seemed to grow colder.

    I left the man
    And I took the other path.
    It looked easy so I ran
    I thought to myself, I'll get the last laugh.

    I continued to walk
    As days seemed to slip away.
    Till I saw the writing in chalk
    “You went the wrong way”

    Unhappy and depressed
    I turned on my heel to go.
    The lonely feeling of stress
    Wishing I knew what I now know.

    I saw the man who had the sack
    He had a tear in his eye.
    What is it that you carry on your back?
    “The world”, was his only reply.

    -Experience carries the world.

    Submitted on 2007-08-18 11:22:45     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      This poem reminded me of that poem "Two Paths in the Woods" or something like that by Frost.

    The grammer here is off...

    "awful colder."

    Also in this part, you don't need the word "freaking"

    "wrong freaking way”

    Other than that, i thought that this was about meeting the devil at first and choosing the "good" path. Then i read on and realized that the man was just trying to get the character to go the right way.

    The only thing i'd suggest changing is the evil laugh part. It adds to the idea that you're meeting the devil at a split in the road instead of a man who's holding the world on his shoulders...

    | Posted on 2007-08-18 00:00:00 | by Falling Rain | [ Reply to This ]

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