Dazzling Blue

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 22:11 -- ghmeier

Life

Live it up

Wake up to a new day

And seize it

Carpe Diem

Seize the day

 But which day are you really seizing?

Today? Yesterday? Tomorrow?

Will you go and grab next Tuesday?

Sure you can seize a day

But why are you taking it?

What is the real purpose?

To live each day like you don't have another?

Inside, do you really need to bother

with the work

blood

sweat

tears

that are byproducts of success.

Or are they really necessary

to seize the day.

Voices shout "hard work"

from the rooftops, but how much work

does that take?

What is enough?

Told from inception

To push the limits for you

Push

Push

Push

Until you don't konw when to stop

Like a dream within a dream,

You've gone too deep

Suck in a loop

Or is it a hole

Dug by your own so-called hard work

Those dreaded words, used to incite passion

But which carry no meaning

Lost

Forever lost

Gone in a sea of deadlines

Dreadlines

The once-clear water now filled with

The black of dispair

There is no getting out of your pit now

So carefully made

With dreams, hopes of blossoming "success"

The flower of youth

Trampled

Dirty

Broken

All gone. Imagine a nation with what's left

Of your scorned imagination

A nation without the stress for success

No mantra of hard work

work

work

The requisite dedication to adulthood

Embrace a youth

You know your roots

Let the spark of curiosity shine

on.

Again to find what was lost in

A flurry of deadlines,

Dreadlines.

Abandon the hard work

Not to avoid it

But in favor of passion

Love

Where? Why? What? Who?

They don't matter

Just love what you do

For that's the reason you do it

That very thing you were told not to 

Do

While you can for life is short

Follow what you love

And stay on your course

Not the false notion of society's success

But real, true, vivid

Against the push of society

Do it for me,

You

The day is here

To step out of the ordinary

Live in a world

Dazzling blue.

Comments

KenyonTram15

Very original but a little bit too long but all in all I like it

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