Why argue?

Ten or fifteen minutes,
late or not, the train
was bound to leave before
you came,
               and if
you'd come just half
a minute past the hour,
as sure
            as not
that train would have
been here and gone
at six o'clock.

And so, if circumstance
             why blame it
on the cab, if you can
blame it all on fate?



  1. Fascinating this rendering of blame placement, in word placement. I'm not so well at argument, so I think I may just stop sudden in the notion of the last word, lol! I like this.

  2. that reminds me of Kieslowski´s Blind Chance...


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