Missed the boat

He had figured all the answers.
The questions changed.

He figured them anew. Did not even take that long.
Surprise! New questions. Trickier ones.

As long as you have a mechanism for finding answers, it doesn't matter.
The mechanism failed.

So what. If you do it with love, you will never lose.
He did, and he lost.

Nothing makes sense, I'll buy new carbon wheels and ride my balls off.
Two surgical interventions later, they almost did.

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Well nothing ever went // Quite exactly as we planned (...)

But this is a fine promotion, and I shall laugh all my way to hell...

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Beat that, Murphy.

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