Seeking the beginning, you worry
about the starting gun.
in the middle, you want another out.
in the end, you wonder how it got this way.
could be a tale, or a tune, or a beloved. The start is always the sweetest,
the strongest, the least subtle. You burn bright, fearless, ferocious.
middle is where the heart is made or broken.
marathon. The mysteries, the blasted myths, the meandering.
either buckle down or bow out.
Of course. Tattered in the breeze. Naturally. You weather on.
paragraph at a time, a calendar page a day. The middle makes or breaks you,
ending—few can make it there and spell it out.
of us live in the middle.
when it’s the toughest. When our natural ways feel like work.
want to do everything else except continue on.”
says a bestselling author in the middle.
stuck but weathering on.
bloom. Middle points muddle.
endings, well . . .
put to rest.
endings can be good. The finishing point of a novel or a film or a painting.
other endings can be painful.
you stay stuck in the middle.
to change it to one day thrive.
to keep alive.
middle mark makes or breaks.
want to make my soul every midnight hour.
it down and make me move on.
me at the crossroads.
motivate me to keep going. To keep trying. To finish and to finish well.
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