once upon a time

NEARLY MAN

NEARLY MAN

I met a man the other day.
He called himself the nearly man.
I asked him, why do you call yourself
The nearly man. He answered
I was nearly good at sport,
I was nearly good at loving,
Nearly good at being a husband,
Heck, I was nearly good at living.
Thou, just fell short at being good
At anything. So I became the,nearly man.
The nearly man, afraid of failure,
Dreams his dreams, those actions
Never quite achieved, living out his time
In books wishing, he was the:- always man.
Now he has resigned himself to
His role in life, to always being.
THE nearly man.



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