the mirror’s purpose

 

the mirror's purpose by Phil Burns

the mirror’s purpose by Phil Burns

he reflects the mirror’s purpose
and he writes of far off things
there is the whisper of an echo
in the second song the angel sings

in the second song the angel sings
the rhymes are clearly forced
the silent partner loves the sun
she remains always indoors

she remains always indoors
her departure urgent but not soon
she waits once more for darkness
she dances naked for the moon

she dances naked for the moon
while he watches her in awe
he thinks she is quite perfect
she knows he is badly flawed

she knows he is badly flawed
but he is deep beneath the surface
so when she needs to understand herself
he reflects the mirror’s purpose

About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/
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2 Responses to the mirror’s purpose

  1. This is great!! Loved it!!

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  2. emmylgant says:

    …when she needs to understand herself
    he reflects the mirror’s purpose…

    I love this.
    A mirror reflects and deflects, brings at arm’s reach what is far away and beyond reach.
    An apt allegory for the repeated but not quite parallel images you give us.
    Mysterieux et splendide, ambigu et voile on croit voir un couple qui est pet qui n’est pas.

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