Do not judge me
Do not judge me, you have not walked in my shoes
Do not judge me, you know not 'the why' or the reason I chose,
This path I took , the decisions I made, did not come easy,
and I was oft afraid.
Much I regret, but can do nothing about,
others I am thankful for, I have no doubt.
The hand of Fate can be cruel or kind,
and often the choices are a test for the mind.
One path can look welcome , with many friends,
the other , quite lonely and with unseen bends .
But sometimes friends are not always true,
they can turn their coats and lose interest in you.
Offtimes the path that you took as a duty
, can reveal a vista of astonishing beauty.
But chose one we must before our life is through
and live with the consequences , of which we may rue.
Arlene Phillips 2019 ©
Copyright © Arlene Phillips | Year Posted 2019
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