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Hitchhikers on the Road Called Desire: a Poem
We are hitchhikers on the road called desire
without a signpost, without a map
to show us the way or at least to inspire
for escaping from one form or another of crap.
Knowing what we want to rid of more than what to find
with any destination looking better than staying put
we hitchhike for a chance to leave something behind
whether on some wheels or most of the road on foot.
With that raised thumb getting heavier and tired
no one willing to tag us to their chosen dream
and with last trace of hope seemingly expired
any chance of getting there becoming very slim.
From the back of our head creeps a strange fear
that we may have to figure out our own way
by shifting our mind into a higher gear
to fulfill our desires one deserved day.
So maybe it's a sheer blessing in disguise
that no one is stopping to give us a ride
looks like with no effort there is no prize
and we'll never get Lady Luck on our side.