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What If?

November 14, 2012
By Eshshah PLATINUM, Galloway, New Jersey
Eshshah PLATINUM, Galloway, New Jersey
32 articles 31 photos 239 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep." -Robert Frost

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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on Mar. 5 2014 at 9:10 pm
writingsamstorys SILVER, Wallkill, New York
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"Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light"- Albus Dumbledore

I love this peice! Leaves you wondering in a good kind of way! Well done

taylor1226 said...
on Apr. 28 2013 at 11:49 am
taylor1226, Alexandria, Virginia
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great poem.very deep,relatable, and makes you thinlk. :)

on Dec. 13 2012 at 6:26 pm
Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
13 articles 0 photos 247 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and been widely regarded as a bad idea."
--Douglas Adams

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!