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  • It is those behaviors having sprouted from the need to find comfort

    Those repetitious actions which overlay boredom

    Designed from the perspective of survival

    As tools forged out of necessity

    Like rolling a tremendous weight over logs

    Removing that which has past and placing it ahead

    As beneficial as turning around and walking backwards

    Totally unprepared when the footings is lost

    It is those behaviors which once comforted that now condemn

    What does it really take to see all the flaws and faults keenly in focus

    Tweaking a little here and there and adjusting the aperature

    Treating ourselves better than we were treated by others

    Honoring those hollow behaviors and laying them to rest

    Let them go because they are already dead

    Part the curtain and open windows

    Feel the penetrating warmth of the sun

    Breath deeply the cool spring morning


    Jeff Bailey © 2016
    Photo by Jeff Bailey
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