Mirror Mirror

Sun, 04/28/2013 - 14:56 -- JDhayer

Location

44491
United States
41° 22' 35.6628" N, 80° 58' 33.8016" W

Mirror mirror on the wall,
Who is the fairest of them all?
With all these noises and TV lies,
I fail to see with worldly eyes.

Is it the woman, that really beautiful model,
Who is so unhealthy she is forced to hobble?
The same woman who, unlike the others,
Does not care for the lives that she mothers?

Of all these famous one must be,
The fairest we will ever see.

Could it be the man who sings in that one band,
The one the police found drugs in his van?
The same man who preaches not to drink,
But then goes home and pukes in the sink?

Of all these famous one must be,
The fairest we will ever see.

Mirror mirror on the wall,
Who is the fairest of them all?
Why there must be some external trait,
That I can see and replicate.

Well my child, thou hath failed me,
I, the mirror, will preach to thee.

The fairest is the one that has never asked,
The one that has never in his glory basked.
He has no desire to offend
He just wants to have a nice friend.

I present you an outward reflection,
One of which you have no moral connection.
You perceive what you can with worldly eyes,
While the fairest trait inwardly lies.

Comments

JDhayer

All those who perceive themselves as unworthy or not good enough for the world need to read this poem. Just because you are not a great singer or not as skinny as that model does not mean you are unwanted. Everyone on this planet is beautiful, and has some kind of talent. I may not be the best poet ever but I still wrote this so that people would realize even when you're not the very best at something you should still always try your hardest. We can all use our talents for the better of all. Even if the world says that said talent is useless, or we are not the best at it. We all know the world is not a perfect place, but we can all use our talents and efforts to improve it.

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