Bare In Mirror (tanka)

Bare in his mirror

Was the reflection of he

Which he couldn’t see

For he would turn off the light

To the voices of his peers


More by this Author


Comments 7 comments

AliciaC profile image

AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

I love this, Martin. It's mysterious, frightening and thought-provoking, all at the same time. It's interesting to think about how the voices of our peers influence our lives.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Very sad, indeed.

My son has always walked to the beat of a different drum.

He was ridiculed and bullied. It took a toll on his core being.

"What a child doesn't receive, he can seldom later give." ~P. D. James


Eiddwen profile image

Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Oh yes martin a wonderful tanka poem ;I have never composed one of these but this could change very very soon. Carry on inspiring my friend.

Eddy.


kj force profile image

kj force 3 years ago from Florida

Mhatter99..Yep they can screw you up if you don't take a stand....kudos on another one...


tillsontitan profile image

tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

It really amazes me how you can put so much meaning in so few words. Each of us will interpret this in a different way. I see a poor boy who's been bullied. Great job.

Voted up and interesting.


James-wolve profile image

James-wolve 3 years ago from Morocco

Nice work,

keep it up..........


aviannovice profile image

aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Another great work!

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working