In This Mirror

 


Look into this mirror


Ask me what I see


The answer could be really simple,


I see me!


 


Only the outside; just what everybody else sees


But look deep, deep into these eyes


There’s more to me on the inside


Where this heart cries and where the pain lies


 


LIES!


Just what I fill my head with to be free


To avoid the thoughts and opinions of others


Trying to live up to what they want me to be


 


Everyone wants to have me figured out


How to walk, how to talk, how to feel


All because that’s what they want for me


But none of it is real


 


Living in moments of the past


Wishing they would flow away like sand of an hour glass


So you can be you


Without judgment and what others think is true


 


In this mirror


As I look deeper and deeper


Into the soul and body


I find a lost creature


 


Who just wants acceptance


In a world full of negligence


Where hate is the only benefit


And love marks the end of it


 


Who is there left to be,


When you can’t be you?


Where do the birds fly,


When the sky isn’t blue?


 


If you met the real me,


How precious it would be!


Let go of all the acts and lies


Finally able to open my eyes,


And enjoy the light of the world


Finally happy because my feelings aren’t twirled


 


But I still stand here


 


In this mirror


Hidden pain in my eyes


Wondering if this kind of pain dies.


 


 


 

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