I Gotta Make It


I’m chasing satisfaction on a broken leg
Steady treading water on a steady shore
With a covert attitude, but an aura that depicts pure
I walk a lonely road, but yet I’m steady fighting demons
But if I keep my eyes shut, it will defeat the point of seeing
So I conquer all that tends to conquer human beings
The brain is real intricate…tends to make you muse
Thoughts come tangled up…some hard to un-loose
I’m a warrior, not a soldier
I don’t get ready, I stay ready

Pursuit of happiness?  Anyone know the path?
How can you value or cherish something you never had?
How can you understand a language that leads to many places?
Or recognize a code that resembles so many faces?
Life is like a maze, victory is timed
So I keep my head up as if I’m waiting on a sign
Only ten toes on the ground
Because it’s the same fight – different round!
They tell me not to steal…
But every opportunity—I must take it!
And life is dealt raw…
But as for mine, I gotta make it!


  1. Nate on March 18, 2013 at 11:00 PM

    Don’t steal, another opportunity will come. Not at first, which is part of your test.

  2. Ed Jones on March 23, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    I like the playful but serious tone throughout, but I especially like that first line! “I’m chasing satisfaction on a broken leg” is really funny and really sad at the same time. Very cool.

  3. WilderSoul on May 7, 2013 at 6:53 AM

    [I ‘liked’ this, and seven others ‘liked’ it before me] 🙂

    Dear DC,
    Good questions! Keep seeking the answers, you will find them!

  4. Mbachur Mbenga on July 2, 2013 at 4:07 PM

    I love this part “They tell me not to steal…
    But every opportunity—I must take it!”
    This is such a great form of expression!


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