He heard you could see your future
Inside a glass of water
The ripples and the lines
And he asked, will I see heaven in mine?

from Coldplay – Glass of Water Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

One method medium’s use to be psychic is to look at some reflection, usually a glass ball. In this case, his future is being shown throughout the ripples and lines in a glass of water. He wants to know if when he dies he’ll be an angel and go into heaven, or go to hell.

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