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The First Thing



The first thing
is that life is impossible.
Proceed accordingly.
Your enemies are relentless
and your allies false.
Your challenges endless,
your accomplishments brief
and small
and so easily reversed.
Impossible!
A vector of hope
aimed toward oblivion.
Always fading.
Proceed.

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