Decisions & Choices

Decisions & Choices


You are

Where you are today

Not because of the decisions

And the choices you made that went wrong

But the decisions and the choices you chose not to make ..


  • orchidee

    A fine write Neville.
    Yes, all life long - decisons and choices: 'To sing or not to sing?!' lol.

    • Neville

      ... I guess that is the question .. thank you Orchidee ... ta rah lar ra laaa :)

    • Michael Edwards

      Such a truism - super little piece Neville.

      • Neville

        thank you Michael .. I must confess that when these words came to me in the precise order they are now writ .. I nearly had a bloomin fit ...

      • L. B. Mek

        wise words indeed my friend

        • Neville

          ... Why thank you kind sir ... and muchly too ..

        • Poetic Dan

          Bam! That actually hurt, thanks a bunch ;)

          • Neville

            ..... they say the truth hurts, don't they .. but hey .. it also applies to everyone so take a few deep breaths , take a good look around and smile ... in the knowing that so many of em made more non decisions and choices than your good self ... and hey .. tis good to see you here again my friend...

            • Poetic Dan

              Lol with words like yours I have truly missed but my mental health is taking a beating....

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            • Fay Slimm.

              An ouchy reminder of choices not made but filled with wisdom and truth are these few winsome lines - - spot on mi amigo....................x Fay

              • Neville

                ... Ah' yes... but there are universal laws, and then ... there's poetry .... Bless ya our Fay ..
                ... Neville

              • jarcher54

                I think you are tricking us with this nifty little tautology, but it's hard to argue with you. One makes a statue of a man by removing all the stone that does not look like a man.

                • Neville

                  ... arguably hardly bardly thoughly .... thankin thee :)

                • Goldfinch60

                  True Neville, what if we had made those choices?


                  • Neville

                    ........................... Who knows .. but for many, I'm sure things would be either better or worse ... maybe .... thanks Andy

                  • Laura


                    This writing of yours is one gripping truth.
                    A great reminder to reflect and at the end of it all to say THANK YOU.


                    • Neville

                      I really can't thank you enough Laura for your support and encouragement .. it is really appreciated my friend n true ..

                      Neville 🌻

                      • Laura

                        You’re very welcome.
                        Glad you appreciate my bits and pieces of comments.🌻

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                      • MendedFences27

                        The map of life looks more like a spider's web than a straight line. Choices made and not made, choices wise and unwise, right or wrong, etc.
                        So few words to get to the same wisdom. We are after all a product of our own choosing or perhaps our own not choosing Mistakes in life can be corrected, missed opportunities cannot. Wow, you've got everyone thinking deep today, myself included. What if, what if? Holy smokes, I could have been king! Thanks for that. - Phil A.

                        • Neville

                          ... thanks Phil .. I must admit I am a little overwhelmed by the number of comments already made on this here page ... and hey .. you might well have been .. or a Philippa even.. but for that Y chromosome .. phew now that's what I call a near miss :)

                          ... Neville

                        • dusk arising

                          And the world is full of sobbing women who fell foul of the decisions and choices i never made..... i laid in bed dreaming of becoming a poet.

                          Well Neville if ever a poem punished me for my lowly status and poor self image i think i just read it... ho ho ho

                          Thus may speak the negative minded but in contrast i count myself fortunate for my bright outlook and all the flat tyres which passed me by.

                          Such wisdom in your words and will surely set the thinker among us to contemplate.... perhaps looking to their progeny.

                          • Neville

                            ... Thanks a million DA .. I really do appreciate you visiting my words and your reasoned comments and support ..

                            ... Neville

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