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The Path That Leads To Home (For Chris)

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This is for my nephew, Chris, who will soon embark on a new path in his home with the birth of his first child. Congratulations! I love you.

The little path that leads to home,
That is the road for me,
I know no finer path to roam,
With finer sights to see.
With thoroughfares the world is lined
That lead to wonders new,
But he who treads them leaves behind
The tender things and true.

Oh, north and south and east and west
The crowded roadways go,
And sweating brow and weary breast
Are all they seem to know.
And mad for pleasure some are bent,
And some are seeking fame,
And some are sick with discontent,
And some are bruised and lame.

Across the world the gleaming steel
Holds out its lure for men,
But no one finds his comfort real
Till he comes home again.
And charted lanes now line the sea
For weary hearts to roam,
But, Oh, the finest path to me
Is that which leads to home.

'Tis there I come to laughing eyes
And find a welcome true;
'Tis there all care behind me lies
And joy is ever new.
And, Oh, when every day is done
Upon that little street,
A pair of rosy youngsters run
To me with flying feet.

The world with myriad paths is lined
But one alone for me,
One little road where I may find
The charms I want to see.
Though thoroughfares majestic call
The multitude to roam,
I would not leave, to know them all,
The path that leads to home.

By Edgar A. Guest

To all of my friends here, I'm sorry that I haven't been around much in the past few months. I've been having several health problems and it's dominated most of my life lately. Hopefully the future will be better. lol.

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October 10, 2010
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Oct 10, 2010 12:20:50 pm
Magnificent and splendid realisation!!Bravissimo!*V*:DDD.Hugsxx

by Mondwin Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:21:45 pm
Congratulation and your scene looks excellent in Atmo and POV

by Umbetro38 Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:40:25 pm
Gorgeous autumn atmosphere!!!

by alessimarco Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:43:33 pm
Wonderful scene with beautiful autumn colors.

by vintorix Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:47:44 pm
Absolutely gorgeous scene!! Hope you're on the road to recovery now; loved the poem!

by Irish Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:51:03 pm
Splendid realism!!

by MagikUnicorn Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:57:10 pm
Hope you're on the mind! A poem that is filled with such appreciation and love! Well done, beautiful picture to compliment it.

by MKeyes Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 12:59:26 pm
SPLENDID impressionnist creation ! Wonderful gift !

by claude19 Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 1:07:03 pm
So moving!!!!!!!!!!

by lior Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 1:56:07 pm
Excellent piece of work

by Roywig Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 2:18:37 pm
Gorgeous master piece d'autumn atmosphere!!!

by jclP Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 4:35:24 pm
great tranquil image excellent

by Kindredsoul Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 4:53:45 pm
Excellent image!

by BlackAngel66 Online Now!   Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 5:11:18 pm
Beautiful image, very well done.

by adrie Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 7:40:38 pm
Awesome place!

by fallen21 Homepage »

Oct 10, 2010 9:43:50 pm
Beautiful. Really beautiful

by castaneda Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 12:59:33 am
Exquisite! What a pleasure to see new artwork from you. Great poem too.
I've been wondering what happened to you- I sincerely hope you can put your health problems behind you and return to lighting up the world with your artwork...

by faroutsider Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 3:27:44 am
Stunning image. ^=^

by lick.a.witch Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 7:10:39 am
Beautiful work, and very moving words.

by Cimaira Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 10:37:36 am
This is such a rich & luscious scene! I pray you will be feeling better!

by Flint_Hawk Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 1:50:43 pm
Beautiful picture and words, nice to see you back, be well, be happy

by kits Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 8:52:04 pm
Very beautiful

by SyberianFrost Homepage »

Oct 11, 2010 10:25:42 pm
It is just so wonderful to see you back, I'm very sorry to hear about your health, this has been such a hard year for you. I love the poem and the image is amazingly beautiful!!

by Orinoor Homepage »

Oct 12, 2010 9:11:23 am
Wonderful colours and light. Like especially the haze in this image! All the best for you!

by autview Homepage »

Oct 16, 2010 4:36:14 am
bel effet de profondeur !! beau travail !!!

by ABCHALOM Homepage »


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