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Dogs 2017

JUSTIFIED MEANS
(7/24/17)

I have
taken
the easy ways

made questionable
choices

slipped moral
shortcuts

committed petty
crimes

I am proud
of none
of my actions

still
I have
no regrets

I ran
this afternoon

in the hundred
degree heat

and felt
like a child
running
for the pure joy
of movement

five decades
past
that age
classification

today
I am
immortal

all
is forgiven