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Mirror mirror on the fall…

Updated on March 8, 2012

Mirror mirror on the fall…

Sometimes squatting on the haunches

I sit drooping in the winter rainfall

That’s a comfort no one else can feel

Then I submerge in deep thinking of austerity

And I am absent from a period of time

This helps me to start afresh

Every wake is a fresh life

I hide the face from the pain the back feels

And I succeed in getting away from it all

Refusing the mirror I deny my existence

Looking in the mirror

I deny my face

The face doesn’t represent me

Everyone likes the face- can’t be me

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    • Deep Metaphysical profile imageAUTHOR

      Deep Biswas 

      6 years ago from India

      Thank you for taking the time to read my poems August. Appreciate your insights. Yes, more or less everyone has to change colors to 'fit in'.

    • August Xavier profile image

      August Xavier 

      6 years ago from Chicago, Illinois

      Such is the life of an artist. Being a chameleon can be exhausting. Societal values and personal values, obviously, rarely align but this is our lot. Cheers man, good poem.

    • Deep Metaphysical profile imageAUTHOR

      Deep Biswas 

      6 years ago from India

      Thanks Pooja.

    • poojasd7 profile image

      poojasd7 

      6 years ago from India

      Nice one!

    • Deep Metaphysical profile imageAUTHOR

      Deep Biswas 

      6 years ago from India

      Thank You for conveying your feelings Sueswan. I don't think the reflection in our eyes and that in the mirror can ever be the same!

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      Sueswan 

      6 years ago

      Hi Deep Metalphysical

      I always wondered if the face that we see in the mirror is the same face that others see.

      Voted up and awesome.

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