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one
zero
yes
no
or
no
yes
your choice
when not to make a choice
is a choice
a simple switch
with no maybe
on
off
0
1
or
off
on
0
1
leading to infinite complexity
as the future approaches
at light speed
and the past disappears
just as fast
we are stuck with our mistakes
and the destination remains
the same no matter what choice
we make
the present offers
a chance to do the right thing
but what would that be
as today’s present
quickly eludes us
leaving only chance
that we were at the right place
at the right time
and not at the wrong place
at the wrong time
and the game is full of
unforeseen consequences
sometimes a disaster
wakes us up to another better choice
unfortunately the world is full
of places with eighty fives
running the show
unable to learn from the past
with no Moms to fuck them
into a better score
for the school year
and all of us are stuck with their mistakes
all in all it is pivotal
with our only choice being sadly
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