Help me weep!
	Help my tears
	Cut through the years
	Of deceit
	That have blinded me.
	Help me see
	How I've turned within,
	While all the world
	Without needed me,
	And I
	Needed it as well.
	None can tell
	How empty I have been.
	How much sin
	Has surrounded me
	Like a fog,
	Through which I
	Could not see
	How selfishly
	I held myself.

10/16/78

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