a cur­tain
opens gra­dual­ly

ligh­ting
the world of dif­fe­rences

best convic­tions clang
migh­ty heads won­der

an inter­mis­sion
of mea­nin­gless talk
of this and that

you make
com­pro­mises

here and there
ack­now­ledge fai­lure

with comic sense
in tra­ge­dy