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In view of the mirror

Muted solitary moments run for days,
as the air of discontent begins to scoff
we vent in a wordless empty praise
pretending, telling the truth to back off;
in view of the mirror all bets are off.

August 15, 2017
Placed 3rd: March 2019 contest by Brian Strand

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 3/12/2019 6:24:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Vijay. Well done.
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Date: 3/12/2019 3:50:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, Vijay .. hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 11/11/2018 1:41:00 PM
guess what? I found an oldie of yours I had not seen yet. it is this one. I love what the last line says. "In view of the mirror, all bets are off" so true, Vijay.
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Date: 8/17/2017 4:12:00 PM
Great!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 8/17/2017 4:16:00 PM
Thanks Kim!
Date: 8/16/2017 3:10:00 AM
Profound and true! We have to remind ourselves though that during these harsh periods the soul grows wiser! Excellent my frien, Vijay! You may not see me for a while! Thank you!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 8/16/2017 6:55:00 AM
I will certainly miss you, friend! Please write when you can.
Date: 8/15/2017 4:31:00 PM
i dim the lights when looking at myself in the mirror... seriously, a marvelous poem from where i'm at, vijay...huggs
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 8/15/2017 5:22:00 PM
Delighted by your visit and your wonderful feedback. Thanks, nette!
Date: 8/15/2017 8:06:00 AM
- The mirror has expired on date ... you have to buy a new one :) - Very well written, Vijay - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 8/15/2017 8:41:00 AM
Very true. Love you comments, Anne-Lise--you always bring a smile.
Date: 8/15/2017 7:52:00 AM
I like this well written, interesting poem Vijay! The mirror does speak truth :) I like how your words flow. The rhyming is great with this too :)
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 8/15/2017 8:39:00 AM
Thanks Heidi--delighted by your feedback.
Date: 8/15/2017 7:21:00 AM
This is a wonderful write my friend! What a glorious poem, a fantastic poem! You have impressed me again Vijay! I really enjoyed reading this excellent piece this morning, Great Work!!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 8/15/2017 7:30:00 AM
Delighted by your cheerful visit, Russell. You always bring me a smile.