What If?

November 14, 2012
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I stand in the middle of the road
Two futures ahead and the path behind
And I realize I must make a choice
The path to the left or the path to the right?
I walk nearer and see the decision is close
Time is forcing me on
And I come to decide at last.
With a twist of my foot, I turn left
I follow the narrow, straight, dirt road.
Look back into darkness
And then to the light
Now, the past fades out of sight
But I wonder...

What if I had turned right?

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writingsamstorys said...
Mar. 5, 2014 at 9:10 pm
I love this peice! Leaves you wondering in a good kind of way! Well done
taylor1226 said...
Apr. 28, 2013 at 11:49 am
great poem.very deep,relatable, and makes you thinlk. :)
AthenaMarisaDeterminedbyFate This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 13, 2012 at 6:26 pm
This is very deep and eloquently describes the choices that people are forced to make in their lives. It is a wonderful poem that forces the reader to wonder things that only just came to their minds. I love it!
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