Architects of possibilities and creators of real pain.
Refinance, strategic choice, I am feeling shit again.
Saviour of corporate life, I’ve created continuity.
Devastator of family life and creator of frugality.
Live to work or work to live it’s really all the same.
Stuck in this situation, whatever I do will maim.
No evil meant, but evil cast, card forever marked.
The memory of this day, no brightness, only dark.
We don’t deserve forgiveness and we will never ask.
Don’t expect congratulation or credit for the task.
Done what we’ve done, considered, reacted to goals.
So please just understand and help us save our souls.
Makes me think that ...
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