The Ending Makes What Came Before A Story

from by Pagan Wanderer Lu

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Ignoring the warnings on cigarette packets
As if time goes in cycles or forward then back its
like first will come joy and then always come sorrow
and you could get hit by the future tomorrow
Your whole life has been building up to today
The orchestra swells the camera pans away
to reveal the climactical ephiphanies
like the first one you saw and all the ones in between

And we all feel the urge to see patterns emerge
but in truth what we're looking for is
the ending which makes what came before a story
and if patterns emerge and we get what we deserve
what message are we sending?
If history makes what's happening now an ending?

The good always triumph cos they write the history
and if any mouths open and dare contradict we
kill all non-believers and dig them mass graves
then talk in terms of the lives that we've saved by denying a moment of uncertainty
and implying there's progress in infallibility
as if every step forward comes like penicillin
and nothing is random we're all quite unwilling

to admit that you can see patterns in patches of sand
if you're looking for it.
the ending makes what came before a story
and if patterns emerge and we get what we deserve
what message are we sending?
If history makes what's happening now an ending?

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from Build Library Here (or else​!​), released April 1, 2005

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