and I see the face I see the smile and every time I don’t see I guess I can’t see it and I think to myself…

see you can show a man the truth and nine times out of ten two minutes later he’s forgotten all about it because it ain’t what he sees… But my how it can be pretty though you know? The truth simple. You find the weaknesses in the strengths and even then the argument holds because how else can you explain it—the nature of evil? Faith is your world. It’s your eyes it’s your ears it mouths these words—but I can’t make you see it. Some say it’s there and you go there. Some say it’s here and you stay right put. And the devil comes and says It’s all of it—and my God—it’s as about as purty as it’s ever gonna be because you see he’s tellin’ it—he’s tellin’ you the truth. And how big or how small, well, it’s both—somethin’s gotta contradict. Somethin’s gotta go against the cause. Else what? Else’n you’re sayin’ God is evil? That evil is part God? Faith is your world. Where good is good. And I don’t know at what age it happens. But you bite your lower lip. And you know hurtin’s good. It feels good to hurt. Feels powerful… And that Golden Rule is abolished. And A don’t always lead to B. Things exist and then go away. And then they come back again. So while you’re chasin’ here or there the truth from this day to the next I say truth for today and maybe a different one for tomorrow. Movement is life. And if you’ve seen anything that moves it ain’t the same—Time for it ain’t the same. The boy becomes the man and the man has the boy in him but never the man in the boy for where else do the lies come from? From where did it began? It is outside now I am outside and I make you see what I see what I myself was shown and all of this all of us dancing shining light into one another’s eyes so that our shadows define the darkness the only darkness that we know and all of us with our stories… see you can show a man the lie is the truth but he will forget. He will forget what the beauty caused. And when you forget what it caused you cease seeing the connections from there forever going backwards in deductions never assuming what’s induced and you’re free… that’s the truth–I suppose you can say the devil gave me my freedom

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