The Walk


I can say without a doubt
that you did not simply follow others
you made your own path
though it was and is hard

one of those untrodden trails
where every rock twists your joints
and leads nowhere but up
to some treeless peak

and you see few people
and have your needs unmet
but you move along
choosing each step you will take

from the treeless peak
you choose again and on
each minute becoming easier
after they became impossible

your reward? the walk
the point is the problem-solving
the breaths
the resistance

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