What Lies in the Mirror? #magpietales #poetry

Look into a reflection – you might see truth you might see lies

I looked upon the reflective source of yesterday

 daring not enter my gaze too deep

for the closer I wandered in my mind

the more one I would become with said image

a mere reflection “no”

for there I see you

you the one who feigned connection

believing you as a part of me

told me things I longed to hear

whispers long in the night

 into my lonely ear

caused longing for something that was never

and like a fool I harkened to a voice

fractual promises never granted

realizing my blunder

I inserted into the mirror

my empty heart

whether from love or naught

left said reflection in your hands

do not believe the smile is for you

This piece of prose is a late offering to the respected hostess of Magpie Tales – Tess Kincaid where weekly she gives writers a prompt challenge.

Looking for You #poem


I look at you in the looking glass

It’s the image portrayed for me

mesmerizing and witty too

but something missing

I just can’t see

*

I keep looking

hoping for more

time will surely reveal

your heart, your mind

what’s behind those closed doors

*

Grabbing at the frame

do I even know your name?

what are you?

who are you?

Are you Real???

*

As I look at your image

a tear mirrors

the one falling down my cheek

no more words

that I can speak

*

Alas I turn away

I love the face

the mind

the heart

but I  can’t get past the frame

 

 

 


Thanks to Temar 09 for this magnificent mirror http://www.flickr.com/photos/34053291@N05/3457566742/
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