Lydia Chan

Rookie (1995 / Australia)

The Girl In The Mirror - Poem by Lydia Chan

Fighting beneath crashing waves
Hoping to breathe yet cave
Their shining star; her egos slave
The girl in the mirror

Laughing over broken glass
Condemning wrongs of the past
The victim of this sinful craft
The girl in the mirror

Vulnerable under judging eyes
Feeding off these web of lies
A fallen petal of the rose she cries
The girl in the mirror


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Please tell me what you think, this poem got me through so much during senior year. In a way, you could say it was my salvation, my drug, what brought me a sense of peace and sanity.

Comments about The Girl In The Mirror by Lydia Chan

  • Gold Star - 4,812 Points David Wood (5/1/2013 1:38:00 PM)

    I think its a brilliant poem that I enjoyef reading. Like your other poem 10/10. Keep writing good poetry. Have a look at my poem Mirror and then Sylvia Plath's Mirror. Well done. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 1, 2013


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