RIC S. BASTASA


The Mirror That Never Breaks


here i am
feeling abandoned

those who face me
stab me at my back
and i am hit
badly but

then
i leave them
all
smiling,

i shall not tell
the whole truth
about how i feel

it's all mine
this world
i have conquered it
with a
wry smile

there is no use fighting now
or
arguing about who i am
i found a place
where i am at a complete
rest

there is a mirror there
that receives no light from anyone
it has that inner light
that speaks
that i am doing right

it is this mirror that
matters
it never breaks

Submitted: Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, April 04, 2012

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

Form:


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?

Comments about this poem (The Mirror That Never Breaks by RIC S. BASTASA )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. The Rose that Grew from Concrete, Tupac Shakur
[Hata Bildir]