I see the scars that remain

from Lil Wayne (Ft. Bruno Mars) – Mirror Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The memories and scars of times he’ll never forget.
In addition, a mirror shows scars. When you break a mirror, it can be put back together, but you can still see the cracks. He is saying that maybe he tried to fix his past, but the problems never were totally eliminated.

FUN FACT: In the music video, the camera focuses on a scar he received from a bullet.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OZLUa8JUR18#t=93

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