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Look in the Mirror

Someone asked me a question

Not too long ago

It was impossible to answer

Cause my mind was working slow

The question was this

Look in the mirror

Tell me what you see

The answer now is much clearer

I saw my eyes

Gentle and kind

But in them was sorrow

A longing to change the past, to rewind

I studied further

And looked at my hair

Strands of gold

The kind that glows in summer air

This was never my desire

And although it's wanted everywhere

I long for something different

For these locks I do not care

My body, of course

One that lacked in pride

It wants terribly to be confident

To show physically what's inside

But then I looked further

And I saw the face of a friend

Someone who helps others before her

A caring heart to the end

A girl that doesn't quite know

What she wants from the world

Doesn't know what she wants from life

But to be loved, and be a loving girl

Mistake were made

She sees them as she closes her eyes

She cringes with guilt

For her past faults and lies

Mistakes she can't let go

No matter what she does

No matter how hard she tries

She cant let go of what was

But there is one thing this girl isn't

This girl that is me

Others call her beautiful

A word I don't believe myself to be

I don't know if I'm done

I don't know how much I covered

But that's what my naked eye sees

I feel some more answers that hover

I do know this

There's more to me than I know

I don't know precisely what

But I want to learn and grow

I don't how far I'll go

Or what risks I will take

But whatever I learn

Will become a shield I cant break



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