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This Perfect World

This isn’t a test.

I hope you can see

I’m acting cheery

But really, we aren’t free

You think this is perfect?

That our world is perfect?

Well, take a closer look.

Maybe you’ll see.

Beneath the bright lights,

We are just like you.

A failing society,

Trying to get back up again.

Do not assume we are in perfect condition.

Perfect condition is only a still reflection of water.

Standing still and silent,

Until someone moves the cup and sloshes the liquid inside.

Our “fantastical” world is not


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