Mirror: A Poem



I've seen

Tender affections sweet as perfume;

Belated beauty in full-blossomed bloom;

Fresh, new love without ripple or seam,

Burning and brilliant as a hot laser beam.

I've seen

Cold silence when the love has died;

Beauty replaced by scorn and pride;

Broken promises and gnawing despair;

Shattered dreams beyond repair.

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waqxi 5 years ago

I love love the second part its so music

Great job


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caitmo1 5 years ago from Lancashire England

I like it!Voted up and beautiful.

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epigramman 5 years ago

.....love this hubtastic piece of writing - it's so impressionistic and you have an excellent craft of making words look/read so enticing and beautiful - bravo to you for this one, indeed!

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Johnny Darklight 5 years ago from Cody Wyoming

In your title I was pulled in. I love reflection emotion. I voted you up and beautiful.

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Debby Bruck 5 years ago

Dear Kate ~ I have hardly even done this, but I gave you TWO RATINGS - awesome and beautiful. So well written, rhymes and sentiment both in sync. Love, Debby P.S. because this was 'extra special' I tweeted to my enormous following.

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ubanichijioke 5 years ago from Lagos

Wow! Felt every word as a stab. Great vision and choice of words. Awesome piece of poetry

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shampa sadhya 5 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

Voted up and beautiful.

A short piece of poem but very meaningful. I really liked it.

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Faceless39 5 years ago from The North Woods, USA Author

Thanks so much for all of your comments; I really appreciate the feedback! :)

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PDXKaraokeGuy 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

excellent work, Kate. I enjoyed this a lot!

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Lee Cloak 23 months ago

A lovely poem, very beautiful, thank you!

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