Looking to Failure

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Don’t live life looking for the path of least resistance. Don’t avoid challenges because if you do, you’ll never have any idea where your potential lies and if you can’t understand your potential, then you’ll never meet it.

It’s important to ask yourself: What have you failed at today? The real root of growth; the struggle.

Where to Find Relief.

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That life

In all its tediousness

All its suffering

With a  white washed brain

And a luxurious

Lobotomy

(Day time television)

It will all end

The thread will split

The engine will run out of gas

In the center of oncoming traffic

I grab the wheel, brace myself

For another reality

At the center

Transcending in blue light

The acceptance of love

Impermanence

I am not bitter

 

Fear of Failure

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We nail the door shut

To blame it on something

In the constellations

We write an elegy

Not to mourn a loved one

But to pull over

Once the airbag is deployed

To pull the trigger

Instead of mortgaging

The next fix

Headless chickens run

With knees blown out

Looking for earth

Plummeting from the sky

 

It seems

We search harder for failure

Than success

Literary Car Thief

Poetry has been established
As the biggest game of bullshit ever played
Little phrases and manufactured sentences
How does something so fake improve?

How does something that barely exists in the mind of the poet
Get any better?
How can I willingly dedicate my life to something
That I know has the same amount of depth
As a car thief?

That is what I’ve strived for
My whole life
Is to be your very special
Pretentious
Literary
Car thief.