Seeing Myself in the Mirror Again

July 9, 2010
By , Underhill, VT
I found my heart today, it still beats, much to my surprise
The lack of feeling I had for so long, I swore its rhythm had died.

It seemed forever, all I could see, were shades of darker black
Now in the mirror, I see my eyes, miraculously their colors back.

These to supple lips, that formed my words, were kept straight and still
But I found I can smile, I found that I can, I found that I can feel.

My chest I had consumed with smoke, and incense of my fears
But as I woke this morning, I felt my lungs ring clear.

Rubbing alcohol, to clean my face of society
This mask I have spoken of so many times, I now rub away so quietly.

Every step I take, its slower pace, has become a lonely walk
My journey once was put on halt, but no, it has not stopped.

So I take a step out my door, the only place Im me
But Im beginning to learn, that out in the world, its the only would I should be.

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Gabriella.MM said...
Aug. 6, 2010 at 11:07 am
I made a huge mistake, and put "would" at the end instead of "one". So its really "the only one I should be". Sorry!!!
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