There are pluses and minuses to consider.
Sometimes I am close, oh so very close, but then either the goal moves or the goal is too far.
If I do this, I have to give up that, but I gain somewhere else.
If I proceed beyond a certain point there will be no backing off.
There are acquaintances that may be lost. There most certainly will be none gained.
Does this pursuit include the possibility of insanity? Unknown.
Is this a closing in or merely a defense?
Is this even possible?