To ensure he or she won’t stray
Fulfill desires every day.
You do this with all your might,
Your mate won’t ever wander. Right?
I might not have this quite right.
When you truly, truly love doing something
You’re bound to be good at it.
Just a thought about political discussion.
I thought it would be a great idea
To discuss politics with people online
Because I’m sure I can change people’s minds
By abusing their opinions
This alternative is often unavailable, unfortunately.
All deference to Lord Tennyson
But a third alternative
Might have been to have loved and kept
A new series about slightly-off thinking.
In life, schemers and game-players often defeat us
Because we repeatedly insist on believing
That other people will only do things
For the same reasons we would