I've never been lost in the woods,
though I've been lost so many times.
I've been lost in my neighborhood,
and I've been lost within my mind.
You say the trees look all the same.
I say that's some speciesist shit.
No. I don't know the trees by name,
but that doesn't matter a whit.
I've never been lost in the woods:
lost means wishing to be elsewhere.
Lost is all about "woulds" and "coulds."
But I'm not lost if I don't care:
don't care I don't know this exact spot,
'cause I know precisely where I'm not!
The modern version would be to get lost into a rabbit hole on the internet. You know exactly where you’re not (most likely the item you were researching).
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