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Joy Or Sacrifice



There's nothing that you can not skew,
no research and no fact.
The consequences facing you are truth or sham impact.

There's no one that you can not woo,
no diva and no clown.
The consequences facing you are rebuff or thumbs-down.

There's nothing that you can not brew,
no trouble and no cheer.
The consequences facing you are care or cavalier.

There's no one that you can not sue,
no rival and no friend.
The consequences facing you are impasse or dead-end

There's nothing that you can not do,
no virtue and no vice.
The consequences facing you are joy or sacrifice.
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