Gratitude, Healing, Journeys, New Paths, People, Truth

Competition

I’ve lost already. 

Too old, too uneducated, too far 

past your prime. You

younger and stronger and 

with your top-tier university, graduate school, spoon-fed degree,

You’ve beaten me, you’re the acclaimed best and I am

Not

Nevertheless

I’ve never been happier

to be not the best

or the youngest or the brightest

The competition, lost, but the life lived, 

Wonderful.

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