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What you see; What i see

You look in the mirror
What do you see?
You see hair
You see eyes
You see lips
You see a nose
You see a face

Look in the mirror
And I’ll tell you what I see
I see brown hair that is dull and lifeless
I see brown eyes filled slumbering sorrows
I see lips torn and stained red
I see a nose scratched and scared
I see a face devoid of life

Look to the mirror
And see what I see
I see flesh marred with little scars and blood trails
I see a frown sculpted in place
I see eyes that droop from weariness
I see hair that is mated and oily from neglect

Look in the mirror
And see what falls
I see eyes brimming with tears
I see lips parted with a slow steady stream of blood flowing endlessly
I see flesh slip in blissful peace
I see…



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Love2Read72This 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. said...
May 1 at 8:51 pm
Everyone sees themselves differently, usually worse, than other people see them. You describe this perfectly. Also, I just like the word "devoid."
 
Hanban12This 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. said...
Mar. 12 at 2:03 pm
I think this is a great poem, and highly relatable as well. We all see ourselves different than what other people see, and you portrayed that clearly. I love the concept of mirrors; it's a very flexible topic to work on. Great job, I enjoyed this, keep writing!
 
JacobTheOrdinaryThis 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. said...
Mar. 12 at 11:11 am
This is very good. I like it. Keep up the good work.
 
No-one-knows-me..This 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. said...
Nov. 21, 2013 at 7:41 pm
Very nice, keep up the good work
 
Almost_Lover said...
Nov. 20, 2013 at 7:37 pm
I can't explain how much I love this, please keep writing! :)
 
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