A Complete Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

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A COMPLETE AUTOBIOGRAPHY in FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS…by Portia Nelson

CHAPTER ONE

I walk down the street.

There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.

I fall in.

I am lost…..and, I am helpless.

This isn’t my fault.

It takes forever to find my way out.

CHAPTER TWO

I walk down the same street.

There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.

I pretend I don’t see it.

I fall in again.

I can’t believe I am in the same place.

But, it isn’t my fault.

It still takes a long time to get out.

CHAPTER THREE

I walk down the same street

There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.

I see it there.

I still fall in….it’s a habit…but,

my eyes are open.

I know where I am.

It IS my fault.

I get out immediately.

CHAPTER FOUR

I walk down the same street.

There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.

I walk around it.

CHAPTER FIVE

I walk down another street.

 

Could it be time for a new path?

 

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