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What is want?

When should and ought dominate

When others' needs precipitate

While what you need you obliterate.

How to want?

When all your life, the norms dictate

How you should think, not hesitate

To act on behalf of others' fate.

Why must want?

When you can do this and that,

Eat and drink and co-habitat

To be, to have, to interact.

When to want?

What should you want or need

To want, or ought indeed

To want what you need?

Anne Ku, 8 May 1995, London