throughout my life
i held them responsible
for the haphazard way they
went down their roads dragging
us along, but now that they are gone
and I wander down my own
dimly lit paths, dragging
my own along, i now
see the blindness
that guides
us all

Image credit:Josh Calabrese

About the Author: Michael Acker lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has lived in various parts of the world; his early education was in German and French(Munich, Germany).  Mike enjoys writing short poetry, especially with the intent of exploring the possibilities latent in a single image.