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need balance

there's some beauty in darkness:
something interesting about
the way the air would heavily light the room:
an irony of perfect juxtaposition.
there's some beauty in ugliness:
something intriguing about the
huge grotesque scars that
seem to never want to go away.
there's some beauty in evil:
un peu de la purité in
the heart of a condemned man,
an innocence buried beneath a blanket of
bottled up emotions.
these little beauties we
choose to neglect
aren't they the very things that
make living bearable?
who would be good without the existence
of evil?
who would be beautiful without ugliness?
or what story could ever be told without scars?
need beauty and ugliness,
need scars and healing oils,
need good and evil,
need all the balance to remain
steady and sane in this
crazy, crazy world.
need balance:
then some imbalance to
balance the human equation.

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