The Typewriter Sketches

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Fathers and sons

We want our fathers to be perfect

We want our fathersTo be perfect, to glow In the dark to banishOur fears to hold usClose even when we Push them away evenWhen we blame themBecause they didn’t doWhat we wanted them to We don’t understandThey haven’t been fathersBefore and haven’t figuredOut how to do those thingsThat make our hearts singAnd we don’t know howIt feels …

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Comfort and growth are mutually excusive by steve rigell @ poetryforbigkids.com

Comfort and growth are mutually exclusive

When your quest for progress is proving elusiveRemember comfort and growth are mutually exclusiveThere’s no metric that will measure spiritual progressionNo comparison will suffice, it’s all surrender and acceptance The requirement is to get out of your comfort zoneAnd interact with things that you’ve never knownThat’s when you grow, that’s how progress is madeBut no one …

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Learning can't be measured like time on a clock - Poetry For Big Kids

Seems it’s all about the hustle these days

Seems it’s all about the hustle these daysHacking procrastination in a dozen different waysYou’ve got lists and apps and systems and gamesAll of them making unbelievable claims Productivity is what matters, it’s like you’re a machineAnd the fuel for it all is expensive caffeinePut in more hours, don’t take your vacationsForget about a life or …

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