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A poem on reaching points of decision

By Michelle LiewPublished about a month ago 1 min read
Photo by Einar Storsul on Unsplash

Everyone reaches the crossroads in their lives. These discomfiting entities appear more than once, when we least expect them, and leave us grappling with indecision. 

While crossroads sometimes leave us dealing with heavy consequences, they are also opportunities for growth. They give us the chance to break free of old

mindsets and present opportunities for positive change. 

Still, we must navigate them, something that's hard to do because it entails knowing which road to walk on what we reach the cross junction. They cause us to accept alternatives that we were uncomfortable with and take us out of our comfort zones. 

Deciding which road to take involves self-reflection. As we deal with this period of introspection, we consider our needs, seek support, and turn to the road that resonates most with us. 

Those separating from their roads must consir self-care, be  adaptable to new ideas and adjust expectations when necessary. 

Here's to choosing the right road. Enjoy this sonnet, all.  

A man lifts a lissome load

Safe and warm, without care

When he reaches cross and road

Signs that greet, he's unprepared

He can't decide which route to take

Which to walk

Which has more at stake

Which of them is short

Finally decides, heart filled with joy

To walk the path less travelled

To discover what the paths employ

And what they may unravel

Crossroads, hard to decide

One which heart pulls to, we will bide.


About the Creator

Michelle Liew

Hi, i am an English Language teacher cum freelance writer with a taste for pets, prose and poetry. When I'm not writing my heart out, I'm playing with my three dogs, Zorra, Cloudy and Snowball.

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  • Ameer Bibiabout a month ago

    A nice or good one really like it

  • Esala Gunathilakeabout a month ago

    You gave a nice way to select a crossroad!

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