Far from Forever
Many say that
“Life is a test” or that
“You are the way that you think of yourself.”
I say that
No matter what you do, or where you go,
Life is going to follow you.
Is life the moment you realize that it is
“Every man for himself”, or when
You are told that you are too young to change the world?
My father thought this, and was found
To be alone at sea, washed up on
The unforgiving shores. A limp rag,
He fled for the last refuge of sanity, but life followed him.
And is life the moment you realize you can’t have it all, and you never will?
My brother thought this, and disappeared
Out of my life, in a twilight haze of manufactured
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