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Self Portrait

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Self Portrait

I’m painting a picture
A self-portrait so to speak;
What colors inhabit 
The space in my mind?
The choice is mine to make.

The blackness of my sin,
 Or the grey of the hole I was in?
The red of anger to those
That turned against me,
Or a soft, peaceful blue?

I look at my blood covered sin 
And see white.

Forgiven and forgotten
You see no sin or hate.

I am covered in white,
Your spotless bride
Ready for her bridegroom.

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  1. Date: 8/12/2013 9:17:00 AM
    This hit so hard. Perception, self & from others, can be your best friend or your worst enemy. This was gripping & intense.