Choosing Not To Choose



The choice you chose was right for you,
expressed in what you say.
The choice you chose was wrong for me
in every single way.
Everything chosen gives that choice a voice.
Choosing not to choose is another choice.
The choice you chose has disregard
for all stated concerns.
The choice you chose has to retard
a trust earlier earned.
Everything chosen gives that choice a voice.
Choosing not to choose is another choice.
The choice you chose has consequence,
it changed the whole shebang.
The choice you chose has caused offense,
and this is no harangue.
Everything chosen gives that choice a voice.
Choosing not to choose is another choice.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme abcbDDefegDDhijiDD
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 622
Words 111
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 18

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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