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Don't Wait To Die



Don't wait to die for heaven.
Create ecstasy now.
Cloud nine floats in the region.
Make bliss the cat's meow.

Don't wait to die for wisdom.
Achieve perspective now.
Insight's on the horizon.
Make smart the big know-how.

Don't wait to die for worship.
Exalt somebody now.
Veneration's close at hand.
Make love the sacred cow.

Don't wait to die for kindness.
Offer compassion now.
Mercy's in the neighborhood.
Make care the solemn vow.
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