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The Riotous Rider
He’s saddled up his get-away. There’s nothing left to do
but ride, hell bent for leather and look for someplace new
where he can get a brand new start and leave his past behind.
He doesn’t know, what’s chasing him is all just in his mind.
He’s riding from his demons, from desires and disillusion.
He’s riding round in circles and he’s dizzy from confusion.
He’s riding after money, after fame and adulation.
He’s riding for the easy life of permanent vacation.
He’s riding from his troubles down the alley of self-doubt.
He knows he can’t escape it but just can’t figure out
a way to get the upper hand on all his misery
when a world that’s stacked against him is all that he can see.
He’s ridden past the answer and if he’d stop and wait
he’d find the one to help him out. He’d find it’s not too late
to ask The Lord to ride with him and be his saddle pal.
Then God will guide his pony and bring peace to his corral.
Jeff Hildebrandt © June 15, 2012