Saturday, 20 June 2009

Introspection

How thick is the wall
I am up against,
And what will it mean to me?
Will it provide
A spine-straightening brace?
A fatal blow to the side?
An embrace of rooted, underbelly rest?
What angle does it claim
Of its subject: me.

Just discovered this short thought I wrote and saved in July 2007 on my laptop and forgot about. Doesn't it capture the challenges of engaging well with a problem, and having the right perspective on it? And it warns us how thoughts like this can easily make everything about little old "me" rather than the big picture which should inform my thinking and what I put my energy into...