why didn't you do what you said
you wanted to do when you started
out? why did you take that big-ass detour?
why didn't you go straight? that detour
took you years and now you're old, you said
you couldn't because x y and z but who started
all that anyway? let's go back to where this started,
everybody pushing and shoving and the detour
looked so easy and sweet back then. you said
it started out like a detour but it turned into the thing. you said.