Mirror

by Marysa Writes
Splintered tongue

because you were made of glass

and I couldn’t resist

a taste of the love

I thought you were giving me.

Instead you were only reflecting

all of the affection

I offered you.

But still,

I did not leave,

Until one gold-tinted evening,

as the sun surrendered to sleep,

and the moon lit up to shine,

removing the glare from the corner

of you, the mirror,

I could see that she, too,

had slits in her mouth

and I knew

that she, too,

couldn’t resist tasting you.

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Posted on October 16, 2018, in 2018-2019, Poetry, Student Writing. Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Wow, really nice! Now my poem seems like a mere ant…
    Or does it seem like a mirror ant…? Hard to say…

  2. Wow, Marysa! This blew me away. Each time I read it I feel like I get more out of it. I’m definitely bookmarking your poem. Thank you for sharing!

  3. I really liked this poem. It’s pretty interesting how it’s written, and it definitely makes the reader pay attention to what it conveys. Nice work on this piece. I enjoyed reading it.

  4. I love this. I also love how well the title reflected the poem. 😉

  5. I forgot what a confidence boost this club was, haha

  6. I love this poem so much, Marysa! Your writing is so inspiring to me. You have an amazing talent. The way this poem is written is so flawless and emotional. Great job!

  7. Wow, this is awesome!! You always do a fantastic job at conveying your feelings through imagery. I can’t wait to read more of your poems, Marysa!!!

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