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Poem | The Mirror

Updated on April 30, 2011

Whose image you want to show?

That’s not me! No, Never, No!


See the eyes!

Shameless, selfish, brutal eyes!

Looking to the world with endless desire!

As if he owns everything!

The beautiful morning sky,

Colored like the shy face of the

Newly married bride!

The cool soft touch of the breeze!

The dancing crop in the ever green field!

The lovely swans on the dark calm water!

The colorful little shy buds,

Kissed by the naughty dew!

The cute little girl playing with her dog!

The beautiful sea birds flying over the deep blue water!

The playful penguins in the frozen sea!


Those greedy eyes seems to swallow

Each and everything on the earth,

Which he loves!


Oh Mirror!

Whose image do you want to show?

Am I so greedy?

Am I so selfish?

Am I so shameless?

No, that’s not me, No, Never, No!

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    • GadDragon profile image

      GadDragon 7 years ago from Ahwahnee, CA

      Great poem. I'll be back to check out some others. Keep up the great work!

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      cupid51 7 years ago from INDIA

      Thank you very much GadDragon, for your encouraging comment! I will certainly try to keep it up.

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      Jen King 7 years ago from Wyandotte Michigan

      cupid, I enjoy your poetry. It is vivid!

      Thanks for sharing :)

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      cupid51 7 years ago from INDIA

      Thank you wyanjen for your beautiful and encouraging comment. Thanks for visiting.

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      Moulik Mistry 7 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

      Lovely poem, great idea expressed in beautiful words...

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      cupid51 7 years ago from INDIA

      Thank you Moulik for visiting my hub and the encouraging comment.

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      maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

      Cupid...Welcome to Hubpages...Your expressive prose will find sweet company here...I'm just starting to read your Hubs and look forward to your excellent use of English in a difficult medium for an ESL writer...

      This poem strikes me as self-deception defined, and the inevitable reconciliation with reality ( the mirror )...Thank you for sharing this with us...Larry

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      cupid51 7 years ago from INDIA

      Thank you Larry for visiting my hub. I am really happy for the sweet and analytical comment you have made on my poem. Even I wouldn’t have been able to explain it in such a beautiful manner. Thanks again.

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