[Not] Life in the Fast Lane

Pounding, bam, bam, bam.

Slapping, bam, bam, bam.

Hundreds of feet hit the cold ground

a stampede of people all around

Going, going, going onwards.

             And why not?

Why not run forwards, forwards, forwards?

Why not look forwards, forwards, forwards?

Towards the mountains and the seas

pursuing invisible goals and dreams

Chasing, Chasing, Chasing life.

             But Why?

Pausing, sunshine, breeze, warmth.

Stopping, noticing, feeling, living.

Life again has joy

and is not just some endless void

Going, going, going onwards.


Walking, step. pause. step.

Walking, pause. step, pause.

A differend path, a different pace

this is the life I will chase

Living, Living, Living life.   


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