Change ‘But’ to ‘And’

I want to say yes but,

That feels like a no.

This is the part that I hear

Slash agree with.

There’s a way of taking it

To change your intention.

Or do it in a token way

Very annoying.

A but.

That’s knowledge in there.

I have some information that isn’t included.

And is inherently inclusive instead of exclusive.

Omnivores.

Eat everything.

It’s a practice.

This is also present.

But closes off a direction and

Turns us around.

Coming to a stop.

A counter-attack.

An invitation to widen the view of what’s happening.

And both these things are present.

What but can be good for.

Showing a bit of process.

The emphasis shifts.

We should focus on the good bits.

And is a building block.

Ok, and there’s something else.

Acknowledge and include this.

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