Failure

Star stricken goals sink defeat...

As one hopes to climb

As one hopes to fly

Just as I hope to flee from what is beneath

Lost in the abyss

Lost in the void

Just as I hope to flee from what is beneath

The undying darkness

The unrelenting collapse

Just as I hope to flee from what is beneath

Hope of the stars

Hope of the heavens

Just as I hope to flee from what is beneath

Reaching for the heights

Reaching for the prize

Just as I hope to flee from what is beneath

I must not crumble

I must not shatter

Just as I hope to flee from what is beneath

This demise terrifies me

This disappointment destroys my being

Just as the expiration of perfection motivates progress

Just as the failure of my standards motivates my future

This poem is about: 
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