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Perfect Hindsight



Had I known this before
I'd have done this less than more
looking back at an action
results of a percentage or a fraction
if memory serves me well
I was under some kind of spell
an optimistic outlook of control
instant perfection was the goal
errors we all must learn by
through all those mistakes in every try
preparation schools of thought
I was thinking but was I taught
no rehearsal within my decisions
life redoes and more revisions
20-20 results from the doctor
but still your off your rocker
so what if it went okay
you'd certainly have a fine day
from the get go to get it right
we all have truly perfect hindsight

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 06, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

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