A huge checkerboard
Life may be seen
As a random walk
On the surface.
It's easy to think
Squares as sweet spots
Lines as obstacles
A smaller area
Walk seems easy
More chance of missing
Some people have
A knack of walking
Any of the lines.
What if we think
Lines as desirable
And squares as obstacles?
It's all in our
Squares may be
Large or small
Lines closer or farther
This whole checkerboard
Is only an analogy.
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