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On Writing

Jumping In

By KJ AartilaPublished 25 days ago 1 min read
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On Writing
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On Writing

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Have I lost my intention in this digital jungle,

among algorithms and figments of friends?

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Have I succumbed to the allure

of external validation and breadcrumbs?

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Am I hiding an unsteady voice,

within the realms of reliable support?

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Have I committed myself to self-sabotage

in acceptance of empty promises?

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Does diversion make me feel content,

complacent enough to settle?

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Has this easier option

changed my motivation?

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Is this what I want? Is this what I deserve?

Nope.

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I think I lost my balance on the steppingstones.

Splish-splash! I seek a new path.

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surreal poetryFree Verse
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KJ Aartila

A writer of words in northern WI with a small family and a large menagerie.

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