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It's going to be hard


Expectancy


You dream
A more fulfilling future.

You can visualise it
Enough to smooth out
Its rough edges.

There’s just that awkward first step
And the many non-perfect ones
To follow.





6 comments:

  1. Your poem actually shocked me a bit, not so much for its content, but because of what it pointed out to me. I don't dream about a future for myself (pretty weird considering I write science fiction). Part of that is due to the course I am doing, which has me stuck firmly in the moment as I try to get all the course work done.

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    1. Any impact sounds good to me. Hope you're doing well with it Graham. Noticed your absence of course but you'll be back, bigger and better no doubt. Thanks mate.

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  3. I really like this poem it is so very true - it is always the first steps to change that are the hardest and of course a fear of failing - setting out knowing or accepting that it's a journey that will include missteps is key. Thank you for sharing Anthony

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