The pursuit of good enough
is a dangerous road
fraught with heartache
and longing of old
It’ll take you down if you let it
It will leave you out in the cold
The pursuit of good enough is a clambering slog
Then a precipitous drop
through the densest of fog
It will steal your desire to go on
Bereft, panting like a dog
The pursuit of good enough’s not a pursuit at all
It’s a misplaced hope
a dash and a call
It will hide your true potential
And leave you feeling lost and small
Then what should you do to fight the fear
that “something’s not right” is all you hear
The pursuit masks your worth
So stop chasing.
Instead, just appear.
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This post previously published on Medium and is republished with the author’s permission.