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A Narrow Path



Too much passion, too little,
you say I must follow a most narrow path
to be successful.

But at best we careen between
lust and boredom,
desire and indifference.

To want more or to want harder,
or to refuse it all—
it's all a recapitulation of hunger.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.