Tagged: decisions

perhaps eighty-nine

perhaps eighty-nine
percent of the decisions
we make based on fear

are poor ones – knowing this and
still doing it is human
.
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research indicates

research indicates
that choice
paralyzes us –
a paradox for
preserving
our first
world problems
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: paralyzes

there will be

there will be
intersections that
force you to decide,
and decisions will
age you – perhaps
that was what the
adults were warning
us about – choosing
is not all it’s
cracked up to be
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: choosing

two by two, the sweets

two by two, the sweets
pass by. not knowing which to
choose is not so sweet
.
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y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: choose

a third of the way

a third of the way
into The Phantom Menace
after waiting an

hour in line, i thought i knew
i’d never succumb to the hype
.
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there are decisions

there are decisions
that beget other decisions –
we break for lunch, not

knowing how one thing here could
possibly alter the other
.
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i don’t know what i

i don’t know what i
am doing on my best days,
let alone the rest –
sleep is always over-
or underrated and never
quite the solution
.
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not crying in the

not crying in the
shower because it’s cliché
allows for half a
dozen other options,
like turning the valve
all the way to the
right until the heart
clinches, or turning
it fully left until
conviction melts.
then there’s always
the option of turning
it off – some people
consider crying
in the shower,
while others
stand in long lines
waiting to fill their pails
.
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perhaps we can stop

perhaps we can stop
making our decisions as
if there were only
one possible
outcome –
look,
here are forty-
seven other
possibilities,
ready to be
lit up
.
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laughter is still the

laughter is still the
best medicine as we strap
in
, hang tight, and wait

for another communal ride,
aisles and aisles of decisions
.
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