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YOUTH

YOUTH

We advanced boldly
And splattered love everywhere
What a mess we made

I THINK

I THINK

You know
How it is
Of course
You know something

… At 6
… At 16
… At 36
… At 56

And at each point
What you “know”
Is vastly deeper
Than earlier knowings

Yet nothing has changed
It was always there
To been known
But you weren’t yet

REASSURANCES

We don’t know much
But we have a lot of beliefs.

WHAT ESTEEM?

WHAT ESTEEM?

Seeking improvement
Not too much of a challenge
Given where you are

OFF THE MAP

OFF THE MAP

Searching for true love?
Perhaps out there’s not the best
Place to go looking

LOST II

LOST II

In the now moment
Reviving, reinventing
Pasts I cannot touch

THE EXPERT

THE EXPERT

One hundred plus ways
Of understanding the truth
Will leave him clueless

TANTRUM

“I don’t know what I want, but I want it NOW!”

– Vivian Stanshall

SELF-IMPORTANCE

SELF-IMPORTANCE

“Now I understand”
We say, but it is simply
An understanding

PAGE NINETEEN

PAGE NINETEEN

Here on page nineteen
There are sentences that think
That they wrote themselves