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Dogs 2021

Adrenaline Flunky
(8/20/2021)


Brother Bollocks
doesn’t understand
those performance
obsessives

especially
those
rediscovering
the trails
already blazed
by others

they put
themselves
at risk

they put
others
at risk

to accomplish
that
which was
accomplished
maybe many
times before

they seem
to have
some sort of
ego-fever

a self-aggrandizement
infection

a need
to be part
of a farther

faster

higher club

some
of the things
initially
may have had
a necessity

but now
they are
vanities

Brother Bollocks
may disappear

crash

fall
some day

but more
than likely
he would die
quite still

on level
ground

a solitary
demise

devoid
of publicity

not requiring
rescue

his only
adventure

a life
lived