The Way

When I was studying
I was hopeful, cheery,
gaining new knowledge,
new skills.

But when I failed to get
that interesting, rewarding job,
life became dull, bleak
and exhausting.

In the evening, too tired
even to have a little fun,
mindlessly watching TV
that’s not what I call fun.

On days off, still recuperating,
my own projects
falling to the side,
chores, piling up.

Where’s the way