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MARK JOHNSTONE
love, or
does anyone

need to get high?
o i mean good morning, what substance
shall we get out of life?
born, growing up and learning,
procreating, teaching and
fading to death
unless it's
quick!
like the slash of a razor-
sharp knife,
what substance do we get out of life?

to die while living; to live while dying
to learn while teaching; to teach while learning
to fade,
gracefully
to procreate
carefully

to ensure the survival of our species
(our planet)

instinct, our instinct is too strong,
it is destroying us.
we must evolve by thought

to glide like angels on clouds of thought,
to swim like mermaids through oceans of thought

like i said, anyone want to get high,
or is the answer a four letter word?