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Legacy, part 2: Choice

by Richard Vince

It could have been the greatest story
Never told: a heartwarming tale of
Growth and redemption spanning
Decades; the breaking of ice and
The thawing of a long frozen heart.

It could have been our own private
Dystopia: a descent into madness
In the inescapable thrall of a despot,
All freedoms destroyed,
All hope eroded.

It could never really have been either,
And yet sometimes I find myself
Imagining what might have been
As though it were actually possible.

The choice was so obvious it was
Not really a choice.

07/31/2017

Posted on 08/13/2017
Copyright © 2017 Richard Vince

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by George Hoerner on 08/14/17 at 05:59 PM

It has always seemed to me over the years that love has never been a choice. It has been something which once approached there is no turning back.

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