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  3997.     

Chances To Take

I can not live my life,
With my eyes affixed to the past.
I can not accept to walk on paths,
Manicured and already paved...
To believe in the doing I can re-create,
An undoing done to have it perceived...
I am innovative.

Chances to take are beset with mistakes.
And understanding why excuses to make,
Are made by those fearing their lives to live...
With reasons to give more time to waste.
While seeking easier ways,
That will convince them in the doing...
Others are impressed by their efforts.

For 'whatever' the reason I can not live my life,
With my eyes affixed to the past like that.
Nor can I accept to walk on paths covered by trash,
Although manicured and already paved....
With a collection of rubbish to interpret as progress.
There is 'something' in the doing of that much too relaxed,
Many have found easy to pick through as 'their' success.
And I prefer to receive the benefits from my own initiative.
 
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  3998.     

Change 'Premise' To 'Promise'

The premise is there,
Based upon certain assumptions...
To us given.
Although the promise to deliver,
What had been expected is missing...
It would be in our best interest,
To conclude our investigation to be complete.

'But to move forward on a premise,
Leaves what is needed left circumstantial.'

There are the same letters in the word 'premise',
As there are in 'promise'.
Exchange the 'e' for the 'o'...
And no one would ever know the difference,
If the evidence is based upon circumstances...
That concludes our investigation.
Or if assumptions accepted as proof was used.

'So...
No one would ever know,
The evidence we have collected...
Is actually inconclusive? '

Look...
No one here is attempting to prove,
We are scholars or rocket scientists.
Change 'premise' to 'promise' and that's it!
There is no need to be bogged down,
With specifics and details.
This is not that kind of case.
 
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  3999.     

Change You Will Believe

People are determined,
To keep delusions and their fantasies alive.
Even in the midst of an economic emptiness...
They are wishing to be told more lies!

Whether or not there are resources for all...
Those who control them want them stopped.
One world rule approaches.
And this is what all these conflicts are about!
A change you will believe in!
 
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  4000.     

Change Your Perceptions

Change your perceptions.
And get rid of that list of preferences.
Focus upon the landscape with widened eyes.
Leave those fantasies for those who lie to themselves.
Adapt to adjust to the truth one today 'must'.
Or find yourself disgusted like others,
Believing the feeding on greed will return...
With a getting respect from those most impressed,
That you will do 'anything' to remain in debt...
Like they have done to delude,
Happiness can be obtain...
By what one possesses and can afford to get.
Change your perceptions.
And get rid of that list of preferences.
Focus upon the landscape with widened eyes.
Leave those fantasies for those who lie to themselves.
Adapt to adjust to the truth one today 'must'.
Or find yourself disgusted like others,
Believing the feeding on greed will return...
With a getting respect from those most impressed.
Choose not to be that stupid.
Choose to do what for YOU is best!
 
Lawrence S. Pertillar
   
 
 
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