Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • They say two roads diverged
    But I see three
    Numerous destinies merged
    Chosen, only one can set me free

    The first, a fearsome sight to behold
    Full of twists and bends
    Leading to freedom, it might
    A broken heart it mends

    Another is deep and dark
    I foretell tears ahead of me
    Risk with pain leaves a mark
    Its promise incites me to flee

    I turn to the last
    A path of passion it recommends
    Its spell of love and heartache it casts
    No one can tell how it ends

    And so I choose the latter
    No other can please my heart
    Road of sacrifice is no matter
    Now I can play my part

    No black and white
    A vibrant excess I seek
    More than darkness and light
    To others it may seem weak

    I choose the tears
    The fulfillment too
    It may take me years
    But it will lead me to you

    I choose The Middle.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.