Broken promises to self
Leave the glass half full and
Capability is lurking but
Held back by something,
Is it lack of effort?
No- you could pretend but
That will eventually leave
The glass empty.
Fear of failure or
Fear of success?
It is my ego that lets me look at this view and say those few clouds should be with the rest below me.
“After and only after my ego has taken me where I need to be, where I should be, will I think about giving it a break. I can’t promise I will look for humble though, don’t ask for that.”- A
Perhaps that it is the chain link fence with its numerous connotations-
Maybe it is the solid linking chains wrapped around the handle of the gate-
Or even better it’s the padlock, so worn from the weather that it’s blue strip around the bottom has faded to rusted metal.
The blockade has been set up for so long the weeds have become overgrown offering…