The Mirror

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The Mirror

The Mirror represents an image,
Not the person you are,
It don’t show what you have been through,
It just shows the scar.

The Mirror represents an image,
It does not show where you have been,
Nor the trouble that was there,
And what you have seen.

The Mirror represents an image,
An appearance it does contain,
Even though it can see some emotions,
It cannot feel your pain.

The Mirror represents an image,
A portrait it will display,
But it does not enclose the worry,
That you go through everyday.

The Mirror represents an image,
It sees reflections on a daily basis,
It cannot see peoples sorrow,
Just their faces.

The Mirror represents an image,
It don’t feel the stress,
It is just a reflection,
Nothing more, nothing less.

A Poem By Corey Booth – 24/06/13

16 comments on “The Mirror

  1. Brilliant concept and a very wise poem!

  2. festivalking says:

    Welcome back! and what a wonderful piece you’ve given to honor us with your presence πŸ™‚

    Cheers!

  3. Elia Bintang says:

    Simple yet beautiful and deep. I really like the third and fourth line. πŸ™‚

  4. That’s a most thought-provoking poem. It got me thinking about the fact that when we look in the mirror, we only ever see our faces in reverse and not as other people see us, so we’re always looking at ourselves in a sort of alternate reality.

  5. lawrenceez says:

    Nice poem and photo!

  6. Aaran Sian says:

    This is a brilliant poem! I loved it, its so intriguing and true and it makes you think, mirrors are so interesting to write about but I never thought about them in this way, written amazingly, really enjoyed reading it πŸ˜€
    And thank you so much for the follow!!

    • ClownPonders says:

      Thank you very much! I was just looking in the mirror one morning and it got me thinking, so I put all them thoughts on paper and came up with this πŸ™‚ I am glad you enjoyed it and I look forward to seeing more of your own writing πŸ™‚

      • Aaran Sian says:

        hahah little thoughts and ideas like that are the best ones when it comes to writing, especially with everyday things! πŸ˜›
        Thanks a lot! I look forward to reading more of yours too πŸ˜€

  7. Bee says:

    Thank you for finding my blog and following…I have been looking around yours and followed

  8. Insane depth and insight. This one really made me think. Well done.

  9. Yoshiko says:

    Great analogy πŸ˜€
    Thank you for following my blog, your future visits and likes. Hope you enjoy πŸ™‚

  10. limseemin says:

    Love this. Good write. Visit mine too! Mind follow? Haha πŸ™‚

  11. devatrisha says:

    It was really beautiful. It is a piece of art and so true.
    And thank you for liking the poem “Waiting” by me.

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