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And we sit
And we want to say
And we don't
And if we do
It is all wrong
For the language
Doesn't do justice
To the word
And the word
Doesn't do justice to the thought
And the thought
Misrepresents the heart
And the heart
Allows its little lies
To hide the soul
Who if it had its say
Would laugh at anything
Less than love.

Irwin R. Shaw - May 11th 1982