I stopped striving for the perfect year, Because my concept of "perfection" was flawed. I was chasing a scenario in which, I could go a full rotation of the sun without anything going astray, All my dreams being fulfilled.
This search for perfection, Was like looking at a window, And being annoyed because All I could see was a sheet of glass.
But, I decided to alter my desires; Try to live single year in hopes of good autobiography.
Meaning; To say yes more often. And say no when needed. To relish in successes. And learn from mistakes. To love without exception. And to be kind without expectation. To revel in every single wonderful moment as they come, And not letting their fleeting nature feed the bitter parts of me.
Don't chase the perfect year. Chase an amazing story. Leave readers captivated. And your grandkids bored-to-death.