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Instant Gratification - Either Way
The plastic frontier greets me
from every angle
and from a distance
the shiny newness
needs no introduction.
As formula builds interest rates,
TV debates deliver our fate.
and media dolls' popularity falls
in front of what is right
and what should have been
By and for the people, buy our view.
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain, he's like you.
We promise, it's true.
(And have they ever lied to us before?)
A framework of utilities and perpetual wait and see's are all that wait on the grid...
On the other hand, if we did:
Smell the air, plant a tree,
welcome the sun, give up our seat,
buy local, produce local, clean up local, take pride in local,
pet our pets, walk more, talk less,
pick a cause and give it our best,
eat raw, call our mums,
believe, reprieve and then some,
sing more, laugh more, think more...
we could be just fine.