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.
wow, what an intense moment…
It certainly was. It happened many years ago, but the memory sure stuck. It truly felt like I had all the time in the world to weigh my options, though it was only a moment in time and he corrected before we hit. Yikes! 🙂
A place to love for sure, Janet. The power of your poem is greatly enhanced with the pic. What you said. So good…
And so… Good!
Thank you, Sir!
I did not know this blog existed! thank-you!!
Thank YOU!! So good to be in touch again!