Thursday, September 15, 2011

A Virtue

 Patience

Safety discarded
Blatantly disregarded
It turned out tragic

A highway horror
Consequence of impatience
Life lost, mangled heap

Patience a virtue
Sorely missed though by many
And regret pervades

17 comments:

  1. neat little haiku tryptich. well done.

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  2. Patience is a virtue indeed and can keep you alive, highways are bad enough.

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  3. keen observation. well written piece. :)

    some drivers, once behind the wheel, threw patience out of the window..

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  4. So true! Really well done haiku.

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  5. This is so true, when caution is thrown to the winds!!
    Today everyone wants things done in an instant, the minute the thought arises, and this alone has led to a lack of patience!!

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  6. So true are your words. Nicely said. Patience is need in all things.

    Melanie

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  7. Penetrating words. Thank you for the reminder.

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  8. patience is a virtue you write so very true to life!

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  9. oy i wont lie...i def need work in this area some days....

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  10. Patience a virtue
    Sorely missed though by many

    Absolutely true..
    but hard to accept.

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  11. This poem hits home...I almost died in 2006 in an auto accident..I was hit by an 18 year old girl who was texting.

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  12. patience is not my strongest character trait...but so many bad things could be avoided if we were more patient..

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  13. My niece almost died a few years ago in a car accident because someone was in a hurry and not paying attention. This poem is a stark reminder of what could be...

    -Traci B

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