40: Infinity

Not an island Not discrete Not single Not like all the others Not finished Not an imitation Not a vegetable Not an animal, not mineral Not a stuffed shirt Not a basket case Not annoyed Not a doubt Not arbitrary Not a cliché Not a big surprise Not guilty and not sorry Not born yesterday Not in debt Not in a rut Not insignificant Not brief, nasty, or brutish Not satisfied Not depraved Not perfect Not playing God Not always reaching after fact and reason Not definable in positive terms

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