You'd Like a Shot at Serious Redemption

Music: The Art of the Fugue, Fugue 19.
By J. S. Bach.
Sequenced by Alessandro Simonetto at Kunst der Fuge.

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You'd like a shot at serious redemption,
Only, like us all, you have no clue.
Mostly satisfied, you leave your pew
Knowing that you've satisfied convention
Instead of being some more painful you.
Perhaps there is no other truth than this;
Perhaps the yearning must be unfulfilled.
Unredeemed, you pay your debts as billed,
Returning to a life that dreams of bliss.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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