Will I see a big red EXIT,
When it's time for me to go?
Will I know which door to open,
Should I follow with the flow?
Will an arrow point the way,
Along the hall or on the floor?
What if I get stuck inside
A fast revolving door?
Will I have to take a number,
When I reach the pearly gate?
Fill out an application,
Then be told that I must wait?
When I wade across the river,
When I'm winging or the hill,
Will the ENTRANCE sign be glowing?
I'm sure hoping that it will.
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