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Me and My Mirror

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Me and My Mirror

Me and My Mirror 

 Looked in mirror and then found my face 
 In a polite, particular and poignant place 
 Where there were wrinkles and two ears, 
 Eyes with brows and occasional tears. 

 Lips laughed and words they did speak 
 And my wandering eyes soon would seek 
 Things to see as I looked around; 
 Ears never heard eyes make a sound. 

 When mouth was hungry, God had fed; 
 Looked higher to see gray hair on head; 
 One more time in mirror tried to peak 
 To see movement in my each cheek. 

 What if both my eyes, I were to close 
 And had missed seeing any of my nose;  
 When I started to turned around; 
 Lonely face no longer could be found. 

 James Thomas Horn 

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  1. Date: 7/15/2013 7:43:00 PM
    I'd seen the poem on the soups home page. maybe time difference. :-0 you are speaking of this poem :-) xox...LINDA

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 9:57:00 PM
    Excellent poem. Isn't the mirror a fool's tool as we age?

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 12:28:00 AM
    Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week. take care and good night :-) Hugs ~XOX~ LINDA