Treasure Island

Merrill Auguste

(Trinidad & Tobago)

Mirrors


Tangible illusions of what self can be
stare in confidence my ego and me

Shifting a smile and a brush of hair
Standing Angel stunning and fair

Young and old locked in time
Polishing years, gave a shine

After showers mist wrinkles pass
Blink of an eye, beauty won’t last

Looking back, I winked my eye
who’s really winking is it you or I?

Can’t see you, when sad and down
I’m exhaust fixing you, still a frown

Masquerading faces I gave to you
why don’t you tell, which one is true?

I yelled at you saying, ” This one is me! ”
But a silent gaze, was all I can see

Meditating on other walls, not having a clue
at least I’m not alone there is me, and then there’s you.

Submitted: Sunday, December 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Ego and self recognizing each other

Comments about this poem (Mirrors by Merrill Auguste )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Friendship is made by God, gajanan mishra
  2. Friend, JAMES T. ADAIR
  3. Isil: Our Planet needs Peace, Rachel Nichols
  4. You'll Never Know, Akhtar Jawad
  5. Resource less, hasmukh amathalal
  6. Teaching - A Satisfying Experience, Joseph T. Renaldi
  7. The Story of An Autumn Leaf, Rose Lu ( Bing Hua )
  8. Love Unfetterred, Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti
  9. Time-wheel, gajanan mishra
  10. IMPROBABLE ME, Terry O'Leary

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. A Psalm of Life, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Footsteps of Angels, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]