"Seeing" | Teen Ink


December 30, 2011
By redheadeddevil2 GOLD, Mabelvale, Arkansas
redheadeddevil2 GOLD, Mabelvale, Arkansas
10 articles 18 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"be yourself"

The mirror reflects me. The glass shines, seeing me and showing me the way I am. I see myself but do I really see? I try to clean off the smudges all over it... I can't see myself anymore... It's so blurry... My image seems to be fading... I wipe, wipe, and wipe... But the smudges stay there. Showing me all my mistakes. So very many mistakes... So is this who I am? The one who can't see... See what monster I am... Curse this mirror... Though I try do deny it... It shows the truth. Why can't I accept it? Why? The tears burn as they run from my eyes, down my cheek leaving a trail... Why did I have to see... See the real me?

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on Apr. 5 2012 at 8:43 pm
_ella_herondale BRONZE, San Diego, California
4 articles 2 photos 222 comments

Favorite Quote:
"...If the Thames that ran beside them...recalled a night where the moon shone as brightly as a shilling on the same boy and girl... and thought to themselves, 'at last, the wheel comes full circle,' they kept their silence."

I really agree with poet.lover. everything she/he said was right on key. Its interesting, and i dont even know how to explain that. GOOD JOB! GOOD, GOOD JOB!

on Jan. 4 2012 at 6:24 pm
Distant_Freedom DIAMOND, Nowhere, Pennsylvania
50 articles 0 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. -James Dean

This is one of the best poems I've ever read. We write a lot the same, you and I.

on Jan. 4 2012 at 5:39 pm
redheadeddevil2 GOLD, Mabelvale, Arkansas
10 articles 18 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"be yourself"

Thanks I hope your poems can get highly rated and get comments... Thanks again... but not everybody liked it but im glad you did.

on Jan. 4 2012 at 9:43 am
poet.lover PLATINUM, Pineville, Pennsylvania
20 articles 0 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life."

wow! this reaches levels of pain, beauty, hurt, and every emotion in between and outside the box. i think many people could relate to this. every flows so smoothly . and yet, reading this, triggered something insode me...but i can't quite put my finger on it. this is an amzing piece. very well written. please, take a look at some of my work, thanks :)

KayKay6 GOLD said...
on Jan. 4 2012 at 1:09 am
KayKay6 GOLD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
10 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Poetry comes from the heart, it is not something that is just made up"

this is brilliant! i love this whole thing, it creates a good image in my mind and the words flow together so well. good job.