Dogs 2015

LATERAL PURSUITS
(11/4/15)


progress
is our human
prerogative

we push
ourselves

we push
others

to move
onward

to move
upward

to prove
our success
objectively

but accomplishment
is a very subjective
determination

money

power

position

are shallow
victories
for some

with every
trophy imaginable
their souls
remain empty

so
they drop
out

they exit
society's expressway
in search
of less traveled
roads

in search
of more esoteric
destinations

sometimes
the proper path
must first
be taken
before the goal
becomes evident

there
are no road signs
to point us
along
these routes

we must
first
become lost
before we find
our direction