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lesser of the two

nothing sums up a
quitter like s/he who 
invests themselves in
“the lesser of two evils,”
bathing themselves in
supposed pragmatism,
walking with an illusion
of certainty that when 
faced with two choices,
rather than demand a
third, or demand to 
have a different system of
choosing altogether, or
even more, to throw up
the whole puzzle in the
air to watch it come crashing
down into blissfully 
destructive & completely
deserved chaos, it is 
more “appropriate” to 
cave, queue up & 
follow in line, one step
in front of the other off the
conveyor belt & into the
meat grinder, in hopes
that the safe little world
of comfort in which 
one dwells will not be

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