Poetic Thoughts

You cannot change the choices you made, you can only change the choices you make; I said to her.
I have no answers for you, I do not understand, when man exploits man, when he takes his brother’s land.
It was not up to me, it happened before; they call it history, the past is no more.
But it’s not that simple, or so I’ve learned; we have an obligation, a rock that must be overturned.
Where do we begin?  What can be solved?  Once tragedy was rife.  I hope!  I hope, we’ve evolved.
What can history teach us, that we don’t already know?  We must humble ourselves, and accept our ignorance, our most dangerous foe.
You cannot change the choices you’ve made, you can only change the choices you make; I said to her.
Maybe someday we will do better, maybe someday we will grow.  For now let us begin with the knowledge, the enlightenment to know.