Tomorrows hinge
on one decision.

In all directions:

Momentum dwells
in every step,

progressions trending
backward, forth,

some bending by
a point of peace

or heading for a
wasteland plagued.

Degrees of causes
finely drive

effects toward unknown

one smidgen off
may lead near love

or veer into
new desolation

or end someplace
no one expects

beyond the road
no hope selects.

To do, remain,
be still, or voice:

such influence
in one small choice!

Those futures you
would gain or lose

commence, right here,
with what you choose.

Destinations © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: November 30, 2021