“Build me a ladder to the moon,” he said,
and heaven sure knows how I’ve tried...
I’ve busted my stump til my fingers have bled,
til my marrow has ached, and some part of me died.
“Dig me a well to the core of the Earth...
...and don’t even stop ’til you’re through!”
It’s tough to maintain a fair sense of your worth,
when tasked with what no one can do. :-/
Cling to your ankles and hold on tight!
No sugar can conjure this medicine’s fun...
...just wasting a spoonful, or all of your might,
when everything asked can’t be done.
“So easy! You’ll get it knocked out in your sleep!”
...the Bigwig assures when you’re hired.
Agendas and schedules and profits to keep...
“Oh, what — You can’t do it? You’re fired!”
How often I’m pitched on this merry-go-round...
...it isn’t that merry for me.
They’ve all got the same thing in common, I’ve found...
...this isn’t who I want to be.
“Reach for the Stars!”
“Project Triumph! ”
“ DREAM BIG! ”
... That fairytale feels a bit... soft.
Demolish this lopsided thingamajig —
...or I’ll dive to my doom just to get myself off!
I’m not murinae —
LET ME OUT OF THIS MAZE!!!
I’ve too much of twisting and turns.
I’m ready to spark the whole puzzle ablaze...
...delighted to gloat
while it burns.
LJ Idol | Season 11 • Week 20 - Topic: BOONDOGGLE
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