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“You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.”
    ~ James Thurber, “The Owl who was God” (1939)

This was the teaser
Even the mean would be decent
Even the buildings would be smart
Even the dull would be brilliant
Even the brilliant would feel they’re a part
Even the fuel would be clean
Even the cars would converse unamazed
Even the third world would have its hygiene
Even the dead would be raised
Even the desk jobs would toughly be shoved
And even the lonely would come to be loved

Now for the spoiler
Even the decent are growing depressed
Even the buildings are sinking
Even the brilliant unduly impressed
Even the thinkers aren’t thinking
Even the smart car’s by traffic deferred
Even the gas pedal’s been badly coded
Even the first world’s the third
Even the deadbeats are too overloaded
Even the desk jobs are for the tough only
And even the loved are the lonely

    February 2018

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