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I look in the mirror,
surprised by what I see
because that girl in the mirror,
well, that's not me
Her hair is too curly
her eyes are too big
Although she's fifteen,
she still looks like a kid
But her looks aren't the issue,
it's the inside that's wrong
She's so quiet now,
she's become so withdrawn
This girl, she's so frightened
She won't let anyone in,
which is why she's so lonely,
without many friends
The friends that she does have
are so far away
She only sees them in summer,
but one day that'll change
I look in the mirror,
surprised by what I see
because that girl in the mirror,
well, that's me



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peregrinefalconThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 27, 2010 at 6:44 pm:
I think I want to write my own poem about seeing myself in the mirror. Thanks for the inspiration. :) You have a great way with words.
 
rachelnicole1257 replied...
Dec. 28, 2010 at 7:40 pm :
Well thank you, chica! You're pretty amazing with words, too! I can't wait to read the poem I inspired. :D
 
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