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My Shore, My Boat

It started with a lot of zest
Even if it is not, will make it the best
Ready to change all for it
Even got adjusted bit by bit

Encouraging signs at the start
"I have landed the perfect dart"
Slowly but surely a slight shift
"Let me keep aside that one drift"

Some more time, some things unfurl
Getting increasingly difficult to curl
So now it is almost crystal clear
It is water, and not beer

"He" questions my will, my skill
While sometimes pay his bill
Nothing coming from top down
While he is the crowd facing clown

Saddens me, on multiple fronts
Why do I face all the brunts
The bigger picture is far worse
A good product, a management curse

While my end is set, the boat will change
The shore will never be out of range
But "he" would probably later ask
"Why the push, it was my task"

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So does my though
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Listeners and actions I doubt
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And that harbingers a change

Maybe it is the initial struggle
Maybe it is that first thrust
Then it is you above the cloud
A smooth sail, a monitored ride