Arrogance

arrogance

Greedy. Insatiable. Gluttonous purveyor of the unobtainable.

A collector of knowledge stacked to the sky like a house of cards

leaning into the wind. I devoured insight like a wolf scraping every bit from

brittle bones. I consumed opportunities for observation until I lost sight. A sage devoid of soul. An attempt to grow stunted by failure to think outside that crystal box. My delight in creating a world too complex muted satisfaction. My bankroll of facts left me destitute. And then, an epiphany.

A mission to gather without consuming is suicide.

 

Stop overthinking

Finally I understand

the simplicity of life

 

photo: Pixabay

 

prompts: OctPoWriMo, MLMM Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille, #pinkprompt

 

 

 

14 thoughts on “Arrogance

      1. I’ve been writing for a while πŸ˜‰
        I don’t speak the way I write though…
        And sometimes comments can lead to a full blown poem –
        Thank you.
        Could just be age…and maybe some experience πŸ™‚

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