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The Charley Horse Curse

Updated on November 13, 2012
A horse that can't be tamed under any circumstances.
A horse that can't be tamed under any circumstances.
Will your light go out if you're pushed to your personal breaking point?
Will your light go out if you're pushed to your personal breaking point?

A special rare breed of a race horse

Who has seen better days

And had a fair share of dangerous adventures

Has enough scars on its legs and hooves

To last two lifetimes worth of pain

An athlete that ran one mile too far

Suffering the extreme consequences

Of working six days a week non-stop

Unable to walk off the strain of physical excess

Gold Medal hopes dashed for Fool's Gold instead

The results of working like a coal miner

And having an invisible social calendar

Where Saturday should be spent the local pub

Meeting other nine to five warriors

Slaying away their 40 hour dragons

Mind too much of a burnt out light bulb to do anything

But sit in the dark and pass out from exhaustion

Time to recharge the internal batteries

And throw out your burnt out candle for good

So that playtime will successfully commence

Tomorrow.

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    • jponiato profile image

      jponiato 4 years ago from Mid-Michigan

      I feel this one.

    • ALUR profile image

      ALUR 4 years ago from USA

      This says a lot about the daily stresses we place upon ourselves. We are not animals, though at times they are far more elegant than we.

      Good hub.

      You're welcome to read/rate my hubs as well:)