WYSIWYG = what you see is what you get.

The song = The Rolling Stones, "You Can't Always Get What You Want"



Wysiwyg

They say you can't always get what you want,
but that sometimes you get what you need.

I'm not sure the song is true, but I've come to believe
that a lot of the time, you get what you see.




Poetry by Åsa Andersson
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Written on 2015-02-21 at 17:07

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good one Asa, unless for the blind
2015-11-02


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Agreed. It's probably because you can see nothing else.
2015-02-24


jim The PoetBay support member heart!
This is an oddly complex notion. Do you get what you want, see, or deserve? Do you get left-overs? Do you get a second chance? I suppose the key word is "sometimes."

tyfs, hagd
2015-02-23


Chaucer Whethers The PoetBay support member heart!
When I was small and would make mistakes as grown ups
see things, I would sometimes be scolded with.
"See what you get?"
I guess growing up is like that.
2015-02-22