Do It Now Or Wish You Had Forever



Fan the flame or bypass an occasion.
Play the game to finish your equation.

Risk the stand or swallow a dominion.
Beat the band to finish your opinion.

Be the clown or cover up commotion.
Paint the town to finish your devotion.

Ask her out or stay in obscurity.
Dump the doubt to finish your surety.

Bend the rule or become a tag along.
Find the tool to finish your unique song.

Do it now or wish you had forever.
Make the vow to finish your endeavor.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AA AA AA BB CC DD
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 440
Words 87
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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