WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN
by Marie Elena
A semi swerves. Suddenly,
We’re face-to-face, in my lane.
A dozen scenarios
Run through my mind;
Weighing my options.
Though it seems like forever,
It’s a flash. And just like that,
© Marie Elena Good, 2016
BOKETTO FORM (created by Walter Wojtanik of Poetic Bloomings):
Describes a moment in time.
First stanza syllable count: 7, 7, 7, 4, 5.
Second stanza syllable count: 7, 7, 3.