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I Just Donít Get It

why would anyone

choose

sadness and isolation
over joy and community

when given a choice
why would a person

choose

not to visit
a loving family

not jump at the
opportunity

to spend time
with their daughter

to hug
grandchildren

to hold
great-grandchildren

to play games
to reminisce

to celebrate
to break bread together

my son
died

before he could
start a family

i will never
have the choice

to hug grandchildren
to hold great-grandchildren

i donít understand

when given a choice
why anyone would

choose

sadness and
isolation

if i had the choice

i would leap at it
hold it dear

but i donít
get to choose

i just donít get it

(C)2022 Raibeart Bruis
Kinkpoet
Written by Kinkpoet
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Author's Note
Not enjoying the challenge of dealing with an elderly parent.
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