Where This Road Leads

I know full well where this road leads
The end is my desire and goal
But I know not how long it be
Or what lurks beyond the next knoll
My Companion knows, but won’t tell
I must trust that He’s in control
He’ll never leave me as I trudge
Toward rest for my weary soul


The prompt at dVerse Poets Pub today is to write an octet with the road as a theme. For more road-themed octets, head over to dVerse and click on Mr. Linky.

This is also my Day 21 post for NaPoWriMo2015.



Filed under Faith, Jesus, Life, Poetry

20 responses to “Where This Road Leads

  1. very much like a Psalm…facing the unknown, but knowing the one who does know the way.

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  2. I love this. It is nice to remember that we are never alone in whatever path we take and that wherever we go, there is only one ultimate destination. 🙂

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  3. To have a companion to guide or support you through this path is wonderful.
    Well-penned. 🙂

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  4. Nicely done…we are all one and have the same feelings as we wander and wonder.

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  5. Bravo. This resonates with me in a number of ways. Thank you.

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  6. Ah.. yes GOD does
    know now.. as tHere
    is no escape from life
    as is in living loving it
    as well as we can for
    now.. as one race of
    human beings joining
    in on living life as is now..:)

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  7. A nice way of cheering up when feeling lonesome.

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  8. It’s good to feel that we are not alone.

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  9. faith and trust – and a companion who is worthy of them is a great comfort indeed.

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  10. Well and lovingly written.

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  11. Linda, I think the Companion knows the route better than anyone. We just have to trust and follow the Way.

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  12. I second Glenn, Linda. Your poem is a declaration of faith and trust but could also be read in a number of other ways.

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  13. Rest for the weary souls, I like the ending line ~

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  14. Glenn Buttkus

    cleverly written; more than a declaration of faith, it could suffice metaphorically as several other themes; nicely done.

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