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  • For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.…

    Glass ceilings,
    smoke and mirrors
    illusions of safety
    illusions of sanity
    you tell yourself that you're ok

    Partial knowledge
    depends on faith
    mine got lost so long ago
    I look around for yours
    on dusty shelves, in old books,
    under seat cushions
    where do you keep it?

    If you know me fully
    you know I need it
    a sign, a showing,
    a rainbow, a lottery ticket
    something to convince me
    that you really care
    about me

    Broken, I smash the glass
    cover the mirror
    with a shroud
    close the book
    it's enough for me
    I open the window,
    let the blackbirds fly in
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