I want to take off these grey-coloured glasses
See the world in black and white
Not for me the subtle shades of truth
All I want is right and wrong

I'll trade them in for zebra shades
I'll look so cool in a zigzag world
No more indecision, no hazy choices
All I want is good and evil

Return me to the world of monochrome
Just transport me to a one-bit world
You can have your silly rainbow
All I want is black and white

Written July 16, 1997.

Life is so complicated sometimes. This is a wish for it to be simpler. :)

This poem was inspired by something that the wise Shanna Freeman said.

Some credit must also go to Sheryl Crow, as her song "Winding Road" was going through my head when I was writing this.

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