Atonement



This is a moment of realization
A moment without any temptation
For it isn't temptation it's a need get in gear
A moment in time where everythings clear
You know whats around you your mind it is true
Nothing no distractions for what you are about to do

Except for yourself so there's nothing in your way
So it's time to have fun and your mind will obey
For it's a proud to be
Lifelong ability
Everyones favorite activity
It brings you joy and lets you know who you are
So why has our government gone so far
As to tell me im a felon slap the cuffs slam the door
When there's such a simple solution to this fucking drug war

Make it legal quit arresting everyone
Just that one simple act and that's it it's done
It'll solve all our problems and leaves no disappointment
It's the only solution for government atonement
No more deals gone wrong
No more waiting too long
Which means our death rates would drop
Which could cause the U.S. to once again be on top!
And our country'd save billions
From having emptied our prisons
And we could be out in the open no longer having to hide
As much as I look at it I just can't see the downside

So now sit back relax and let us begin
Now that you know you're not committing a sin
But first there's something that I must say
And that's to enjoy it while it lasts
'Cause if there's just one thing that I've learned today
It's that the world flies by way too fast

So now you know enough and you've waited too long
So take out the sack and bring out the bong
Then pick out the stem and pick out the seed
And know that you're now of a different breed
A breed of perfection since before our four fathers
A breed that's accepted over all others

So now brace yourself for that instant seduction
Heart pounding sensation
Absolute relaxation
Just pack up that bowl and take a toke or two
Just blaze to your head like it's nothing new
Your alive and your in love no need to pretend
Forever 420 until the end
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Submitted on March 10, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABBCC DDEEEFFGG AAHHIIJJKKLL MMDXDX IXNNOO AAACCPP
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,887
Words 375
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 6, 9, 12, 6, 6, 7

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