The Looking Glass

Posted: December 3, 2014 in Inspirational Poetry, Inspirational Writings

image

Behind the Glass

As one looks through
the looking glass,

They see a world that seems familiar and safe.
Perhaps a place that reality hasn’t touched.

But what we see through
That glass,
Really isn’t the truth that
we see and know.

We portray a vision that
we want to see,
And convince ourselves,
that it exists.

When in fact, that vision is a world
We’ve created in our minds,
To make all of our life’s
decisions excusable.

Or we create a vision,
just to feel human
To live each day …each moment,
As we take each breath.

The looking glass can be quite convincing,
But don’t let it fool you.
There’s another twisted world inside that glass.
Our lives, and the world around us,
It can change so fast.

One heartbeat.
One blink…
We aren’t promised tomorrow.
We aren’t even promised our next breath.

Don’t let the mirror fool you.
It is only an illusion.

The only real mirror you will ever need is your heart….

Don’t let the dust blind you.

– Ariana R Cherry 2014

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s