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Self-esteem ~a short poem by me

Updated on April 26, 2016


Darkness turned to white

My eyes opened

Don’t know what happened

There were no more tears


What I saw

In the mirror made of water

Was no longer

No longer a human


Yellow and black

Striped all around

Long and Sharp

Claws, through my fingers

I was a beast

My own protector


The clear water turned to grey

Day became night

The white turned to darkness

And I was human again.


~by me


© 2016 Angela J

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      Rachel L Alba 14 months ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      I'm glad you turned human again. It was an interesting poem.

      Blessings to you.

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      AngelaJJ 17 months ago

      Thank u Luna !!! :)

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      Luna Blue 17 months ago

      Mirror made of water, how true, nicely written Angela :)

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      AngelaJJ 17 months ago

      Thank you Janis! .... I'm glad you liked it :)

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      Janis Leslie Evans 17 months ago from Washington, DC

      Oooo, what a lovely poem on transformation. Or maybe shifting? Excellent job, you pulled me in on the title. It works. Two thumbs up.