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The Road Trip

When "one day" never comes

By Cathy holmesPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
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We talked about a road trip.

Just for you and me.

A drive out east to reunite

With friends and family.

*

We didn't take that road trip.

Life got in the way.

It didn't seem so urgent.

We knew we would one day.

*

I wish we'd done that road trip.

It would have been such fun.

Just one more crazy memory,

To add to all we've done.

*

We didn't take that road trip.

You know what? That's ok.

We have enough great memories,

To last ten thousand days.

*

We never took the road trip

We dreamed about for years.

Still every time I think of us,

There'll be more smiles than tears.

*

You'll take a trip without me,

Where I don't want you to run.

Please know that you'll be in my heart

With each new rising sun.

*

I must remain on this road.

How I wish that you could stay.

But don't you worry 'bout me, my friend.

I promise I'll be ok.

*

One day I'll take the same road,

And once again we'll meet.

We'll hug and laugh through happy tears,

When our road trip is complete.

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About the Creator

Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran11 months ago

    This was so touching and emotional!

  • C. H. Richard11 months ago

    Just reread this poem. So beautiful, maybe me think of a friend I lost as well. ♥️

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