Friday Noir: Dreams and Lies

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What happens when things don’t work out the way you expect them to?

When, after all the might and struggle, you still end up flat-busted broke?

You wake up each day, walk through those gates to your job, and put in your time.

Bust some knuckles, and your back, along the way.

And still you can’t break even.

More lint in your pockets, cobwebs in your wallet.

Paycheck to paycheck doesn’t even cut it.

The kitchen table becomes the judge and jury every night.

Canned crap for the kids.


Your wife doesn’t even look at you much anymore.

You didn’t expect this.

THIS wasn’t the dream you had.

Then something, an opportunity, presents itself.

Something to make the road a little smoother…

If…if you take a chance.

Sure it could swing the other way.

But if it doesn’t…

The street gets a little more easy.

Do you take the chance?

Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true?


(c)Mark Krajnak | JerseyStyle Photography | 2016

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