Ever stop and wonder

who you really are

Why you eat or work

or even drive a car


Ever stop and think

there must be more to life

More than being a friend,

a parent, husband or wife


Ever stop to ponder

perhaps you need a change

Something far away,

different, somehow strange


Ever stop to contemplate

leaving everything behind

Maybe if you leave

what you're missing

you will find


Maybe I sound old

Well, I'm not what I appear

Sitting all alone

from my eyes I shed a tear

◄ I Love You

Haiku - Marriage ►


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Hannah Collins

Sun 14th Oct 2018 19:41

Very moving Jane.
I am sure we all feel this way at times, ask ourselves questions.
Beautifully expressed.


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Fri 12th Oct 2018 21:29

Beautiful Jane!😘

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Taylor Crowshaw

Fri 12th Oct 2018 15:56

As so often with your poetry Jane charged with emotion, and full of thought provoking ideas..thank you..💕

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Fri 12th Oct 2018 12:54

Excellent lines. These questions haunt may a times.Wonderful piece. Thanks Jane for sharing.

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Jon Stainsby

Thu 11th Oct 2018 18:59

Great, Jane.

Stopping and thinking, two important things in life to remember.

Jon xx

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Tom Doolan

Thu 11th Oct 2018 15:56

Nice work Jane. It would be good to get off the treadmill. Let's run away together lol. T 😀

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M.C. Newberry

Thu 11th Oct 2018 14:40

A theme which connects in content and style. But...
Maybe I'd be keener
If I KNEW the grass was greener!

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Becky Who

Thu 11th Oct 2018 11:44

Absolutely. 💕

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Brian Maryon

Thu 11th Oct 2018 09:50

Jane, you're right...I need a change, I need to break out of this rut I'm in, I need to be my own man. I'll speak to the wife.

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keith jeffries

Thu 11th Oct 2018 09:25


This poem will give many of us a lot to think about as it applies to nearly all of us in one way or another. You have a written a poem where heart and mined are entwined which has a beauty of its own.

Thank you for this,

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