The Trouble with Destiny
Each of us has a reason.
But of which reason do we speak:
the reason to be reasonable
or to fight reason?
What do we seek?
To every sphere there are two poles
but much land in between.
Identifying the poles is the easy part
but most live in neither place.
Most straddle the fence in between.
So how do you find your destiny?
I ask more to the point
What do you want?
If you can find what that is
then the rest will sort itself.
The line grows taunt.
Fate cannot cut
the iron line,
for it starts anew at the end.
The brightest start
comes from the hero who
loses themselves to win.
Now is the time for choosing.
Will you reason to enlightenment
or unreasonably decay?
As I said, most live in the middle
so to the middle I speak.
Aim for the light, you may end up short
but aim for the short;
in weakness you may end in the dark.