The piece might refer to politics' hold on people's perspective, the 1st stanza your writing, the "coffee cup" connected to insomnia. 2nd stanza, you can no longer see beauty due to politics, which made you blind to emotion. 3rd stanza, you get a love note from another writer and insomniac, which is destroyed by the environment you're in. This letter of love removes the scissors from your eyes and you see emotion once more. 4th stanza, somehow you seperate wisdom from emotion, and you address politics in the end.