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Choices

Contributed by jamesstockdale on Friday, 3rd July 2015 @ 07:14:29 AM in AEST
Topic: Lifepoems



Blinded by darkness
Guided by light
Fear or Flight
Thy be my choice
To remain silent
Or speak with a voice
My soul is paralyzed
By this insidious fright
Demand what is mine
Or lose the fight
No God-given rights
For me tonight
I'll be damned no matter thy plight
For me to survive here on earth
I shall obey thy golden rule
Do what's right to earn my life




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Re: Choices (User Rating: 1 )
by speedy on Friday, 3rd July 2015 @ 05:30:18 PM AEST
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Great write.

Hannah B


Re: Choices (User Rating: 1 )
by ladyfawn on Friday, 3rd July 2015 @ 06:51:12 PM AEST
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beautiful expression,

hugs n' love nessa


Re: Choices (User Rating: 1 )
by xHeathenx on Saturday, 4th July 2015 @ 03:45:18 PM AEST
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Ooh, eerie with some adrenaline-pumping anticipation. :)

"To remain silent
Or speak with a voice
My soul is paralyzed
By this insidious fright"

Love these lines. Very much fitting to the struggle of finding our convictions, and abandoning the ones we were given, as well as learning to stand up for what we believe in.

Great write Jim. :)


Re: Choices (User Rating: 1 )
by irisblue on Saturday, 4th July 2015 @ 06:59:52 PM AEST
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james,

I love this write! the last stanza is very powerful!


Re: Choices (User Rating: 1 )
by Archie on Thursday, 9th July 2015 @ 06:24:43 PM AEST
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After reading the dedication to you I had to check out one of your poems and I must admit that you really show promise. I shall be checking out your poems from time to time.


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