Just Ordinary


4737 Tomlinson ave Riverside, CA
United States
33° 55' 43.104" N, 117° 28' 14.3796" W
United States
41° 50' 2.1984" N, 87° 47' 27.9204" W

I am just an ordinary guy.

No special talents,

Good fortune,

Recognized name,

Extraordinary abilities,

Or good luck.

Yet from life,

I want so much more than most ordinary people. 



Like all ordinary people

Who have something to achieve,

I’m going to have to work hard,

And the only thing

That I possess to do that

Is what all persons on this earth have

But rarely display-

One’s own will.


I will have to meet what challenges may come.

I will have to use all that I’ve learned to overcome them.

I will have to do it again and again and again.

(And again, and again)

I will have to do what my conscious believes is right.

I will achieve my goals and make my dreams come true.

So, then...

In the end,

I won’t be very ordinary after all.


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