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This is Not a Strategy

June 18, 2019

                                                                                                

 

 

Explosion 

Sometimes you have to choose 

Something other

Than safety.

Please.

 

There is burnout

It is a thing.

Meaning

It can kill

And that means

Dead

Which is gone

 

And once that happens

You can’t

Can you not get this?

Get it back

That is what gone means

That is the definition

Of dead

 

Blah blah

know-it-alls

Spouting theories that

We are in

“A Strategy” and

Because of that

We are safe

 

Have you not seen

not heard

Strategy needs order

marginal sanity

It stops 

when it meets chaos

 

It is hubris

To imagine 

You can contain

by imposing a concept

Like strategy

On chaos

 

Chaos destroys the form

That order tries to preserve.

 

When you speak about

Chaos

Like it is a strategy

You speak as though the

Concepts themselves

are a strategy

To maintain safety

 

But 

Chaos is rising

And safety does not exist.

When the sky is falling

It is useful 

not to see it as

A metaphor

 

 

Art: Precipice| Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison

 

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