Its difficult to understand

you tell me

your parents loved you

only wanted the best

brought you up as best they could

supported you through college

those long university years

& here we are side by side

same place same time

telling me you’ve done good

& I’m looking around

thinking it’d been a struggle

to get here

this ain’t no resting place

but a stop along the way

for you it’s the apogee

pinnacle of your career

maybe having all that support

robbed you of your own drive

not that I got much more

except that wanting to thrive

move on to the next thing

that this living breathing brings

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