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Who Is That in My Mirror

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Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  mikeschultz on Fri Jan 11 2013, 07:14

We are born into a cocoon,
Ever changing through the years,
A metamorphosis of aging,
A collection of smiles and tears.

Each of us has a destiny,
Some prophecy to fulfill,
Yet far too many have broken dreams,
Bound by the world against our will.

Look in your mirror at twenty.
Look again at sixty-five.
See the many dangers and pitfalls
Lined in your face? You survived.

So, look into your mirrored eyes;
You’re still there behind the disguise.


Michael Schultz © January 11, 2013 (0754)
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Re: Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  Lucie on Fri Jan 11 2013, 08:37

I'm sure everyone can relate to this
Thank you for the smile!
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Re: Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  mikeschultz on Fri Jan 11 2013, 15:48

Thanks, Lucie, you are most welcome. I am glad that my little poem was able to bring a smile to your face.

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Re: Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  Sue McDonald on Sat Jan 12 2013, 07:26

Ohhh, How beautifully put ...beautifully written....beautifully sad and true .....Well Done Mike ....I love this one also !! Like a Star @ heaven Like a Star @ heaven Like a Star @ heaven


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Re: Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  mikeschultz on Sat Jan 12 2013, 18:25

Sue,

My gladdened heart bids me tell you, "Thank you, very much."

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Re: Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  peewee on Sat Jan 12 2013, 20:48

Good drop of writing matey. First class
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Re: Who Is That in My Mirror

Post  jinettyx on Sun Jan 13 2013, 11:16

An excellent piece Mike! A gentle reminder for us all...Our eyes see much but they never age.... Like a Star @ heaven Like a Star @ heaven Like a Star @ heaven
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