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I'm doing something.

Yes I have tried,
To lay there,
with nothing to do,
But truly,
it's too daunting a task.

My life revolves
around one objective,
One mission,
To better oneself.

Every thought,
Every action,
Everything, has its purpose,
To be better.

How simple of life,
If it were simply that,
And yet it is,
And it is so complicated.

Doing nothing is defined
by me, as something,
and this something,
does nothing, to improve.

Given such thought,
How was I, to lay there,
and do nothing?

I merely can't.
A workaholic to many,
And sleep-deprived to others,
I have my problems.

However the many,
I think i'm better,
Than those who sit there,
and do nothing.

Finding satisfaction,
In a pointless task,
is merely yet another,
pointless task.

Act as you wish,
I shall lay here,
doing something,
at every moment,
your doing nothing.

matadorqk

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