Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted October 9, 2023

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A poem about making decisions.


by Paul McFarland

The trials of life are like a game of chess.
Decisions must be made as you move on.
Sometimes it's clear, but sometimes it's a guess -
To sacrifice the knight or push the pawn.

This Is My Life! writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem, short piece of fiction, or an essay about your philosophy of life. No more than 1000 words.



I don't think there are many grand masters in the game of life.
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