What do you see in the mirror?




Mirror . . .


Years are not always kind.

One never knows what wrinkle

in mirror will find,

but I have found

my nature


that I distance

in fear

that I am private

for protection,

and this knowledge

upon reflection

might be used to stand

straight, tall

glad to be standing at all.

So many chances

cast to the wind

it seems,


isn’t it worth it to take a chance

on dreams?




7 Comments on “What do you see in the mirror?”

  1. DM says:

    thank you for risking…for writing :-)…DM

    • lily says:

      Well writing is a necessity; I don’t function half as well if I don’t write often. For me it is a way to vent. But thank you and you are welcome, of course. : )

      ~ Lily

  2. irfriske says:

    Thank you for sharing, and opening up to yourself!

  3. free penny press says:

    If one never takes a chance, one will never know.. Be brave.. onward you go!

  4. Never stop following a dream, Lily…it’s sometimes the only way we can grow!

    Exquisite words, below an even more exquisite image! Happy Spring!

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