Distilled Tenacity

An Ethics Philosophy professor once asked me: What is a life worth living to you? I replied: A life worth living is possessing an intellectually curious mind that is supremely opposed to the notions of complacency and indifference.

Pretty ambitions

Gorgeous intentions

Shiny and new

Those who possess them

We are rare, we are few


Relentless, fierce, and a little eccentric

Frequently painted as esoteric

We strive to be flawless in all we do — despite the futility

Which others perceive as an act lacking in humility


The critics look down on us and judge our gorgeous intentions

Yet, their idle opinions never deter us from our pretty ambitions

Some choose to watch, to let others build their own creations

While the rare and the few, take action


Participants choose to be the masters of their own fate

They trust themselves enough — to think — to create

Spectators settle and wait for things to happen to them —

Almost blatantly

While Participants go out and happen to things —

Always tenaciously!

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