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The Path of the Ordinary
The Path of Ordinary
By Tony DeLorger © 2012
Mediocrity bays at a wanting moon,
dishevelled and lost in sour dreams,
ever haunted by what could have been,
when challenges were held close to a heart,
and accepted with abandon.
How frivolous our denial of expense,
too much for a Lord of kingdoms,
a master of illusion, the naysayer of truth
and the consort of dark whispers.
We so easily fall to doubt,
unwilling to fight for change and the extraordinary,
instead, willing to claim comfort in preservation,
while a world of light beckons possibility.
Mediocrity is a curse,
a dark and insidious disease,
ever wanting the sober rewards of invisibility,
and the inaction of risk.
Achievement in life requires risk,
and a heart willing to sacrifice for an ideal,
a cause beyond the limitations of self,
an aspiration to uplift
and to further the inevitability of change.
Life becomes miraculous when we exceed our potential.