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Mirror Mirror

Your reflection is a liar It makes no confessions The image reaches within Cold fingers claw at your mind A mirrored smile Taunts you Haunts you No words spoken Yet you hear screaming in your head You reach out your hands Palms joined on glass No warmth transfers as you touch You stare at the illusionary you Looking back from his backward land A place without air Yet it is you who cannot breath Together you bang on the glass Cracks appear You cut your right hand Blood trickles down his left wrist As he licks it off you taste it on your lips There it is again That smile Perhaps it's a smirk What does he know Fear rises from within You turn to walk away Hair rises on your neck The sound of shattered glass As the pieces of you fall You were never here All these people you used to be Shards of glass upon the floor Nathan's Mirror Contest Kind of freaky it matches one of your pictures, I wrote this a while ago.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 7/21/2015 5:38:00 PM
Should I say great minds think alike? lol... This one goes to my Fav's list as does the poet. bfn Elaine
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/21/2015 9:26:00 PM
Thanks Elaine! Now you have made my day as well.
Date: 4/1/2015 9:18:00 PM
Oh I absolutely love this! I am so glad I read it! Thank you!
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Date: 7/7/2013 11:05:00 AM
CONGRATS!! in the mirror contest.... Linda
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/7/2013 1:15:00 PM
Thanks Linda
Date: 7/2/2013 8:03:00 AM
Richard this is an outstanding poem. I've put this on my fave. Congratulations on your well deserve win. Warm Smiles, Connie
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/7/2013 1:16:00 PM
Hi Connie, sorry I am not reading this till now. I am honored you wish to add to your favorites.
Date: 7/1/2013 8:01:00 PM
Richard, congrats in Nathan's MIRROR contest............... have yourself a sweet day............ SKAT
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/1/2013 8:27:00 PM
Thanks SKAT, you as well.
Date: 7/1/2013 3:11:00 PM
Wow sounds like the picture of Dorian Grey! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/1/2013 5:07:00 PM
Thanks Debbie. Who is Dorian Grey?
Date: 6/30/2013 2:45:00 PM
A quality write from you Richard, congrats on the winner, Joe..)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 6/30/2013 6:59:00 PM
Thanks Joe, cool mask
Date: 6/30/2013 2:08:00 AM
You write with skill and talent that cannot be reversed. Mirrors struggle to present your image to yourself. This one will always stand ready to render awe-struck those who read it... Extremely well done... Jake
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 6/30/2013 9:53:00 AM
Thanks John, your kind words are appreciated.
Date: 6/29/2013 4:58:00 PM
interesting, CONGRATS!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 6/29/2013 10:01:00 PM
Thanks Nathan, is intresting good or bad??
Date: 4/9/2013 8:42:00 AM
This is so COOL! "Backward land" and "the pieces of you fall"... Seriously, awesome imagery. I'm adding this to my faves!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/9/2013 8:44:00 AM
Thanks Heather. I like the new photo.
Date: 4/8/2013 7:46:00 AM
Wooooww, I love this one, another shape of you Rick! Really missed to see your writings! :D wishing you a lovely day :) miss and hug yanny
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/8/2013 7:58:00 AM
Another shape of me, I like that. Thanks.
Date: 4/7/2013 9:20:00 PM
very interesting.you are a great writer and good friend to so many.keep your head up.take care.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/8/2013 7:56:00 AM
Thanks Colleen
Date: 4/7/2013 3:48:00 PM
Wow, this is so interesting, drawing us into your mirror world. Excellent writing! Thank you so much for my placement in your contest. I had to write it in a rush or it would have been better rhymed. Andrea was pleased with it, so that is important to me. Mahalo, Connie
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 3:54:00 PM
You are welcome Connie.
Date: 4/7/2013 12:06:00 PM
Good afternoon Richard, this poem is haunting and I love it, somehow your free verse poem flowed out pretty xool... can i call your poem xool... by the way the ending had a twist, a good eerie feeling ... by the way I share Anne's glee... give us another one of these fast flowing free verse poem... adding this to my fave's as well... xox~ Linda
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 12:34:00 PM
Thanks Linda, I am glad you enjoyed.
Date: 4/7/2013 11:37:00 AM
Thanks for giving me another one to add to my favorites, you Super Souper!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 11:40:00 AM
Thanks Anne, you honor me again.
Date: 4/7/2013 11:29:00 AM
Watch out Stephen king! Richard is out here!!!!very nice....Donna
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 11:41:00 AM
I have to admit I had fun writing this one. I wasn't in a dark mood, it just somehow presented itself to me.
Date: 4/7/2013 11:01:00 AM
Great write Richard. I've there. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 11:08:00 AM
Thanks Lucilla
Date: 4/7/2013 9:39:00 AM
A place all human have visited at one time or the other since we noticed the first reflection! GOOD one! Thanks so much for stopping by my verses. Light & Love
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 11:10:00 AM
My pleasure Debbie, I always enjoy your work. Thanks for commenting on my poem.
Date: 4/7/2013 8:47:00 AM
Very very powerful write, Richard. The image is shattered....the shards are on the floor....maybe the glass was flawed and not the person gazing at it. Great thoughts.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/7/2013 11:12:00 AM
I was writing this one from the perspective of the reflection and he was unaware he did not exist.