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Rules I Didn't Make

an undisciplined mind?

tame that monster -or-
surely one day
it will run you off a cliff

a disorganized mind?

rearrange your ways -or-
surely one day
be lost in a hellish quagmire
of your own making

an unscrupulous mind?

scrupulize it -or-
surely one day
it will come around and bite you
right where it hurts the most

an intelligent, artful mind?

mollify it with humility -or-
surley one day....

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