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Do it now!
Oh, too late….
Now, damn it!
Again, now slips on by Now, a slippery concept
A slippery artifact Now is always moving
As is consciousness, too
We are slow to keep up
Always lagging behind
The now of non-thought is
The only way to experience it
Now, now, now, now….
No past, no future