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Mutated meaning mutilated in existence
Utility in slave work the only definition left
Latent purpose without deferred fulfillment 
Exempted from kind, creation's prophecy

Matter alone excludes the language of love
Ulterior joy begins where life begins
Labor does not separate man from beast
Exult above the mule, above mere sentience to feel

Mare and Jack appropriated a cul-de-sac
Urge blind as bat useless passion taste
Lord, you made us better than the mule
Exhibits of praise for love's purpose and grace

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