The Choice Being…

The day will come
When the voices of hate bigotry, privilege, greed
Finally fall silent
The only choice being whether
They were conquered by Love
Or destroyed us all

Mike Turner is a retired member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service. He served a 27-year career as a law enforcement professional in the Departments of Defense, Treasury, Homeland Security and Commerce. In retirement, Turner has had a second career as an award-winning songwriter and poet. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Dissident Voice. He can be contacted at Read other articles by Mike.