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Our relationship was forged to the soundtrack of Yoko Ono's magic,
frenetic, love-laden song, "Walking On Thin Ice." ( play song )
 
   
 
 

I’M A REALIST

I’M A REALIST

I can’t believe the world’s in
as good a shape as it is
or works as well as it does

I can’t believe planes fly,
considering the imperfect hungover humans
who put ’em together
I can’t believe toilets flush
I can’t believe fucking
electricity
comes through the wires

When things break too bad
and people CAN’T flush their toilets
and dispose of their garbage
and bury their dead
and clean their fingernails
DISEASE
is going to spread

It’ll be just like the Middle Ages

Instead of the Black Death,
we’ll have the Dirt Death

I’m going to live and enjoy NOW
I’m going to assume there IS a future
but I’m not going to COUNT on the future
What I’m NOT going to do is to muck up TODAY
for tomorrow

Besides, you know what COULD happen
dontcha
you give up NOW,
you DON’T do that project
you DON’T write that book
what happens is the fucker goes on
for another forty years

– smith & lady

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