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I used to look in the mirror, and see glaring faults.
A bump, a mark. A lack of symmetry and things out of place.

After you spoke two words, my reflection changed.

I look in the mirror, and see a brilliant smile.
A glow, a spark. A charming unevenness, and lopsided grace.

I used to look in the mirror, and criticize my reflection.
"What happened to you?" Frown, fuss.

After you spoke two words, my tongue switched gears.

I look in the mirror, and simply grin.
"Lookin' good there." Strike a pose.

I used to look in the mirror. I still do. But now all I see are the two words you spoke: "Hello, beautiful."





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DarkPixy15 said...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 2:04 pm
I can really relate to this. I love it! Please comment on my work as well.
 
Katniss1213 said...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 8:58 am
A beautiful piece. <3 it.
 
nickykens This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 4:32 pm
Cute and inspiring and nice. :) I like the adjectives a lot.
 
newday said...
Apr. 16, 2011 at 3:43 pm
this poem captures how it only takes one person to make a diffrence in some ones life. please coment on my work
 
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