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Excuses Keep You Handcuffed



Excuses keep you landlocked
Get out and cruise the sea
Excuses keep you coldcocked
Wake up and live the free

Excuses keep you dim-witted
Reflect and use the mind
Excuses keep you grim-fitted
Unchain and fix the bind

Excuses keep you conscribed
Break out and cast the die
Excuses keep you proscribed
Take off and wing the sky

Excuses keep you duly mired
Tussle and fight the murk
Excuses keep you justly tired
Quicken and do the work

Excuses keep you handcuffed
Let go and gain the verve
Excuses keep you con-scuffed
See it and bend the curve

Excuses keep you very small
Expand and tell the truth
Excuses keep you first to fall
Arise and show the couth
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