Blinded By The Light

There’s something more valued

than dollars and cents…

humanity trumping pretend

 

Your mantra has been

that “winning’s enough”

losing yourself in the end

 

Each attempt to be clever

and self-aggrandize

takes you away from what’s real

 

The most treasured of things

to be loved and endeared

—your actions can’t borrow or steal

 

(The New Room: September, 2021)

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