Poetic Dan

Lost tickets to ride

Memories of finding you here
Bunking school hiding like a deer
Avoiding anyone I didn't know
Finding you with a smokey Jo


Sharing it and making me feel sick
Stumbling white till I fell asleep
Little would I know in a few weeks
You'd die in car crash, joyrider kicks


I found a coin that was heads up
Letting me know to never stop
Keep my tail pointing in the past
Looking back with gentler hearts


Living fast a few friends chose
Some to tortured from in thoughts
Others it was maybe their time
Moments together forever a rhyme


My lost friends I leave an open page
Written from within yours names R.I.P
Ryan, Danny, Paul Jr, Darren, Gareth, Ritta and Donna
You've all even rhymed leaving behind in order
I am honoured to keep sharing memories of ya!


Live long or live short
Be rich or be poor
Still have to be glad
Of riding here at all






  • Burning Crow

    Very moving piece.

    "I found a coin that was heads up
    Letting me know to never stop
    Keep my tail pointing in the past
    Looking back with gentler hearts"

    I think that that is great way to look at life.
    Well done.

    • Poetic Dan

      Thank you ever so much, I'm hoping to keep this vibration up!

    • Suresh


      Tragically poignant

      • Poetic Dan

        Sounds like it resonated well my friend. Truly appreciate the comment

      • orchidee

        Was that the coin you flipped 24 years ago and lost it, then found it again?!

        • Poetic Dan

          Not unless I knew they would change them 😉

        • Fay Slimm.

          Good vibes all the way through these poignant lines Dan........ keep going straight ahead but remembering those who looked too far behind.

          • Poetic Dan

            Thank you the vibes are feeling very strong at the moment!
            Thank you and always appreciated!

          • Nicholas Browning

            Pain and loss are teachers. They teach us that things we love are not permanent, and that we need to be aware of what it's like to love and lose. You have chosen to accept this, and become a better person from it. Truly a wonder. Thank you for the write and share, it's a lovely piece of dedicated resolution decided by your nature and the flip of a coin. You're doing just fine, methinks.
            Best regards, Dan.

            • Poetic Dan

              Wonderfully said my friend and could not thank you enough for stopping by 😉

            • Goldfinch60

              Keep following the path ahead of you, it is the right one.

              • Poetic Dan

                It definitely feels soul soothing, thank you for being here.

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