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Man in the Mirror

Society is a house of mirrors
But some mirrors distort

We try to help—
Or hurt—
Each other
With our reflecting

But we are all warped
In some way

Even when we
Think we see
Clearly

We shine
Like heavenly bodies
From a distance

Light refracted
Through space
And time

It is hard to tell
Who brings us
Closer

To who we are
And who we are meant
To be

Our friends
Or our enemies
Our heroes
Or the common man

But since we can’t
See ourselves
Without mirrors

We have to
Use the disparate shards
To make an image

We can learn to trust
To get us through the day

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