Vincent Kuo

Rookie (04 April 1989)

Crossroads


I've been on a road
Twisted and turned
Guiding the winds of fate
'till life has adjourned

I've been on a journey
Heaved and hauled
Testing the soils of soul
'till Almighty has called

I am at the crossroads
After thick and thin
I observe all directions
Bidding sense, bidding sin

I am at the junction
Of my has-been and to-be
Only one road I'll need
The road to set me free

I am at the catch
Of the greatest twenty-twos
To choose, I must know
But to know, I must choose

I am in a state
Of doubtful resolution
Unsure of my electing
Imminent life's solution

I am in the position
Of profound introspect
In search of strength
To lead my future prospect

I shall be on the right track
The road to break new ground
I know not how, but I'm certain
For within, Firm Faith I've found!

Submitted: Saturday, June 02, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

We often reach crossroads in life where we must choose which path to take further. This can be an overwhelming process and creates much difficulty in decision, especially when you know the impact this action has on the rest of your life. Through this poem, I'd like to encourage a sense of faith, bearing in mind how you got to this point in the first place. Whichever path is taken further, don't worry!

"Don't worry about a thing, because every little thing will be alright"

Comments about this poem (Crossroads by Vincent Kuo )

  • Gold Star - 24,600 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (7/6/2014 9:51:00 AM)

    The crossroads where our decisions are crucial and important The poet beautifully says the things in such truth of life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 22 Points Corrina Kavea (7/7/2012 1:46:00 AM)

    I am at the crossroads of my life and this is my story also..... if any gifts at all the gift of faith i too have received.
    thank you so much (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 138 Points Wabi Sabi (6/26/2012 6:54:00 PM)

    wow! Not only eloquent but also kind. thank you! I needed this! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 14 Points Alex Medina (6/19/2012 9:11:00 PM)

    It was an excellent topic to write about, and you wrote it so masterfully. I have yet to meet my crossroad but when I do, I will remember this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 74 Points Subodh Pandey (6/14/2012 2:21:00 PM)

    Ya so true liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,175 Points Valerie Dohren (6/10/2012 11:23:00 AM)

    Great poem, one with which we can all identify at some time in our life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 187 Points Rain ... (6/10/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    Very nice theme.....i liked it.....beautiful poem

    -Rain... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vassilis Comporozos (6/9/2012 1:01:00 AM)

    Congratulations, Vince. A nicely knit philosophical poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 197 Points Pheko Motaung (6/6/2012 12:04:00 PM)

    Bold you are with the truth! You are on the right road and you're carving the right path for yourself.Happy success whatever you do.it's bound to be good.Thanks (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,511 Points Godfrey Morris (6/4/2012 5:07:00 PM)

    I love this poem showing the struggles of finding ones true path. Lovely write (Report) Reply

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