abundance describes us perfectly -
opportunity too. convenience
is a lighted path - toss the maps
in a bin; no shortage of owner's manuals
to predetermined clarity.
try beating an intellectual path then do it.
(if you can see that well at night)
think neon: a visual allergy making
you blink, rather than think.
a pitch black forest at the end of your steps
is dark - is
either life abbreviated or extended
for one or the other.
Poem © 2013 Rick Burnett Baker
Rockwell Painting shared by Tess Kincaid.