make | chance

you didn’t make your circumstance,
though some will say you did —
you have to deal with fate; and chance
won’t always let you bid

on better stakes — or better yet,
one chance to stop, and smile:
‘mid gentle things you long for that
could make you feel
worthwhile

Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

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