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I look in the mirror and what do I see. That is not my face looking back at me. Where have those lines come from that pallor of skin, that face is in such the type  mess I never want to be in.

Look at the worry that pours forth from those eyes they are no longer blue , they no longer challenge the skies. Lips once red now seem so grey, almost dead.

My hair, no longer lustrous or long is now grey and in tatters, something is disastrously wrong. I look in the mirror and what do I see. That is not my face looking back at me.

Who stole the hours who took them away how did years fly when it only felt like days.  Where are my children where are my friends is this really all there is, is this where it ends.


14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. zendictive
    Aug 05, 2012 @ 21:02:19

    good to read you again (~_~) miss’d ya


  2. Sasha Jenna Spears
    Aug 06, 2012 @ 13:36:54

    very powerful reflection piece.

    Thanks for visiting.


  3. eof737
    Aug 07, 2012 @ 08:09:31

    I hope this is not you… it is truly sad… Actually, it made me shed a tear.


    • willowdot21
      Aug 07, 2012 @ 14:13:56

      Please don’t cry for what you cannot change rather smile for what you can change….. Looks like I should take my own advice. Thank you for being there. xx


  4. Wendell A. Brown, aka. The Brown One Poet
    Aug 07, 2012 @ 09:40:16

    Sad but so very beautifully written! Its amazing that i found myself thinking about the changes that i see in the mirror…yes the flesh changes but the spirit, the new body is oh so beautiful..we will never have the changes of our present cell again…we will be free from its daily changes. Your post leaves a lot to ponder!


  5. granbee
    Aug 07, 2012 @ 19:45:29

    NO, this is NOT where it ends,willowdot! We who love you are right here inside your heart this very moment!


  6. Mira Jay
    Aug 07, 2012 @ 20:01:25

    Looking time in the eye
    Needs a bravery so high…

    Powerful Peace for a brave-heart..
    Peace & Light


  7. willowdot21
    Aug 09, 2012 @ 08:22:22

    Thank you so much for your comment Mira sorry for the late reply but I found this comment in the trash!! Good job I check often! 😉 xxxx We all have to be brave sometimes!


  8. willofheart
    Aug 20, 2012 @ 05:54:04

    I feel sad after reading this piece and realized time fly so fast and this piece made me reflect of so many things, but still just like Mira said we need to be brave ….


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