“Mirror Mirror On The Wall
Am I The Fairest Of All”.
Am I fat? Am I dark? Am I thin?
Contemplating whether to cry or grin
I looked at the mirror again
My reflection looked back at me and my refrain
Hello!! Enough of your narcissistic tendency
Get on in life with full vigour and energy
I saw my expression in the mirror again
Slowly turning a shade pale with shame
Looking through the looking glass
I held my eyes piercing through my body mass
Lost in my own vanity
Losing all the traces of sanity
Gloating over my own reflection
Glossing around my own perceptions
I looked at the mirror in askance
Why should I? In my typical parlance
My alterself looked through the glass
Sneering at me, she said, come out of this crass
Have you ever held the hand of someone in need?
Or even a word of solace to the aggrieved?
It’s time you made some noble decisions
And enrich your soul with more compassion
Reach out to the unfortunate in word and deed
Boosting the morale of many in need
Even a trickle of love and doles of comfort
And some empathy by way of a warm support
A caressing look, a touching feel
A pleasant nudge or a tap genteel
Is all that can wipe a tear or two?
Bringing smile and happiness at least to a few
I kept gazing at the mirror on the wall
That said, does it make any sense at all
Believe me you will be a different being
When you see yourself next morning
I could see myself sincerely reflecting
Eyes opened and my mind scanning
A semblance of a smile appeared on my face
Looking one more time into the mirrors trace
And said to myself heaving a sigh of relief
Its time I need to wake up from my sleep
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