Goal Setting

President W. Bush once said
he never made a mistake

that's impossible,
the New Testament even admits it

saying the first without one
could cast the first stone

it does not matter how small,
like the time his tie was not hitched right

or large like over 2,000 dying
for some bad intelligence

he never met a mistake he never made,
the only perfect one without flaws or pimples

I am envious and strive towards perfection
stumbling over untied shoes

using him as a role model, an impractical goal,
unattainable as forgiveness & 1000 batting average.

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