The Road



Wheel rutted undulating 

Tracing the route of iron

Shod wagons and worn 



Verges verdant in primrose

Queen Ann’s Lace and

Milkweed green tufts of

Errant grass


The farmstead in worn white

Clapboards bright curtains

Of calico print blowing

In a summer wind


Shade from a Jesuit pear

Gnarled and twisted in

Proof of a life of steadfast



So goes the country road

In promise of tomorrow’s

Day and proof of


Poetry by josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2020-10-08 at 14:24

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ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo! josephus, a superb work.
Ken D

Thomas D The PoetBay support member heart!
Top-notch writing, Joe, a joy to read. Every word contributory, diction sinewy and vigorous. Bravo and more!