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A circle, a square or some kind of shape
Could this be our destiny, our uncertain fate?
Revolving round like a planet in heaven
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven

Triangular relationships of this you have heard
Two men and one women, how truly absurd
Loving them both is the shape of her life
To one she’s a lover, to the other a wife

To live as a square peg in a round hole
An expression that might drive you right up the pole
How can one live in this fashion so mad?
It just does not fit it really is sad

Your square not with it your children will say
But kids you think are so cheeky today
Could they be right you are square through and through
But then we said that to our parents to

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