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Thursday, March 21, 2013

"envalidate" is not a word

We are compelled
to do what's best for ourselves,

or at least to try. We have no free will,
in this

- our obligation
takes hold, we're compelled
to envalidate - not innocence,
not bliss,

just existence. Just that.

The fact
that we are: a fact. One self,
not above all others, but clear:


It's our duty to be. Therefore,

we think.

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