Exchanged Places; Misplaced Souls

August 31, 2012
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Mirror, Mirror on the wall
Who’s the fairest of them all?
Mirror, Mirror on the wall,
Like the Mirror sees it all.
It just perceives the physique;
Its sight never goes down deep.
Mirror, Mirror on the wall,
Can you tell what’s fair at all?

Bible, Bible on the floor,
Do we need you anymore?
Bible, Bible on the floor,
Yet the most needed of all.
The Word’s eyes see through the Soul,
Between marrow and the bone.
Mirror, Bible: Bible, Mirror:
Exchanged places,
Misplaced Souls.

We see clearly,
Pimples, zits.
Only rarely,
Prideful sins.

Focus in on what’s without
Focus out on what’s within.

And our judgement is impaired,
And our conscience gone to bed,
For we measure with wrong scales,
Want for more, what’s right, curtails.

We are gazing in our mirrors
And are glancing at GOD’s WORD!
Bible, Mirror: Mirror, Bible;
Exchanging their places,
Misplacing our Souls.

Put your mirror on the floor,
Hang your Bible on the wall.
When you hear the trumpet’s call,
Which would matter most all?
Lay your mirror on the floor,
Fix your Bible to the wall.

Change their places;
Save your Soul.

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boatemaa said...
Nov. 29, 2012 at 3:19 pm
This is beautiful! I totally love it
SpyceChik replied...
Jan. 7, 2013 at 10:50 am
Thanks!!! :)
garshongjasmine said...
Oct. 3, 2012 at 2:56 am
hey always amazing!!! :)  
SpyceChik replied...
Oct. 4, 2012 at 11:22 am
Thanks Jazz! When did u join????  
Shortblueeyes224 said...
Sept. 27, 2012 at 5:22 pm
I LOVE this... you did an amazing job i especially like the begining and the end. KEEP writing you are amazing this is definately one of my favorie poems!! :)
SpyceChik replied...
Jan. 7, 2013 at 10:51 am
Thank you! :)
Skyset This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 26, 2012 at 3:57 pm
Very nice, and well done. Love the message that's being sent here.
SpyceChik replied...
Oct. 2, 2012 at 7:50 am
Thanks! I'll make sure to check out your work.
Emily_Greene said...
Sept. 25, 2012 at 10:24 pm
A good message with nice repetition and an okay flow. It was a little confusing if you were trying to ryhme, but if you weren't than the flow was fine. Overall a good poem. Good job! I hope you'll check out my work too.
SpyceChik replied...
Oct. 2, 2012 at 7:51 am
Thanks Emily, will do :)  
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