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A Monologue on Free Will and Choice

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A reflective monologue on free will and the philosophical and existential dilemma between success and failure; hope and despair; and life and death.

Between life and death, we destroy our sole reason for being here despite our lives' most hoped-for joy; can conflict's path remove what's dear (to our tired souls),—and make us coy about a dream that's so, so near? We, people who live for new hope (and seek peace in the face of strife), together struggle to just cope and succeed, as if no one life is beyond saving in the scope of the edge of the Reaper's knife. It would be more final to die, than to live and thrive and so give ourselves the gift of knowing why; we sacrifice and must survive, than let success just pass us by with no chance to ever arrive.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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