Saturday, February 9, 2013


Just got back from our vacation, and I'm doing double duty with my Saturday Centus today. Because I missed AlphabeThursday, I will be combining the two for your reading pleasure. The prompt, as always, is in red below.


©2013 Susan Noyes Anderson

Trials trouble all who travel.
Obstacles get in the way.
Large as mountains, small as gravel,
struggles clog up every day.

Let the river flow, then follow
where its fearless waters lead.
Keep your channels clear and hollow,
open to your every need.

Walking down life's pebbled highways,
blast those boulders or get burned.
Rock the rocks that block your byways.
Leave no kidney stone unturned.


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Gail said...

Wow. You did it again. Beautiful with a lesson built in.

Connie said...

Another smile maker! Funny, but true! What a talent!

Karen Mortensen said...


yaya said...

Sometimes in life we do get boulders that block our way..or they seem like boulders at the time. I've seen many, many kidney stones in my day job and I'm always surprised something so small causes so much pain!

Grandma Honey said...

"life's pebbled highways"...oh so true. You continue to amaze me with your choice of words.

Brian Miller said...

ouch...stones are not fun...i would def turn it...or break it up...smiles..

hope you are having a good weekend sue...

Karen S. said...

Bravo- what a lovely stone path you offer- A - great combining too!

LeAnn said...

You always seem to catch the word just perfect. I am smiling on this one.
Blessings and hugs!
Thanks for you sweet comments on my posts. You are one of those dear friends.

Dina Lettre said...

So true, Sue!

karen said...

Very clever! I hope the kidney stones weren't you, or a family member? Never had one. Don't want one.
And yes - you ARE my "friend in San Francisco."

Lola said...

So true!

Great post - as always!

storybeader said...

love your use of words. Nice to not hear about another operation - I'm sick off hospitals (ha) {:-Deb

EG CameraGirl said...

The kidney stone took me by surprise. :) I bet a kidney stone might seem even bigger than a boulder. Fortunately I do not have an personal experience. :)

Splendid Little Stars said...

Well said!

Amy said...

Kidney stone. Ouch! I wonder if it really is as painful as giving birth. I have always wondered. You are so clever.

Kris Osage said...

A thought provoking poem along with your awesome writing talents = another winner ( and after that description, I pray I never get a kidney stone )!!!

Tracy Cook said...

It is so good to be back blogging regularly especially when such talent is before me thank you .

Jenny said...

Loved this Miss Sue!

Vacation does you good!

I haven't even been linking to my own linkies the last few weeks!

I am hoping to get that all resolved this week.

Those darn unturned kidney stones layed me up pretty well for a week!

Thanks for linking.


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