mirror, mirror on the wall

mirror

It sat upon my dresser tall

The object that I feared

It pushed me up against the wall

but then just sat and leered

It stared while I tried to get dressed

The object’s evil eye

I swear I think the thing’s  obsessed   

And wants me to just die

I walked up to the object bold

I grinned with cowardice

My glare was icy frigid cold

My stance was powerless

I plucked my nerve and stood my ground

I wasn’t going to back down

The object just looked back at me

And what I could see was only me

 

 

 

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About Madeline Scribes

A writer with a sense of humor. If anyone can laugh at life, it's me.
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5 Responses to mirror, mirror on the wall

  1. whine-wine-whatever says:

    Love this! ‘Tis a good thing to take a close look now and then at how we are reflected back to ourselves. 🙂

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  2. susieshy45 says:

    Wonderful poem, Madeline. Loved it and so meaningful too. I often look at the mirror myself and don’t like what I see. But I have to accept what I see, for that is the real me, right ?
    Susie

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