General Poetry posted February 21, 2017

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About a mirror that makes you look slim.

Magic Mirror

by Dolly'sPoems

Magic Mirror

I have
this mirror
in my bedroom,
makes me look size
eight, even when I eat the
moon, the mirror compensates.
So I gaze at my figure, lean and long,
trying  on  my  dresses,  and  singing  my
sweet  song.  I need  to  buy  an  outfit,  as
I'm  going  out  to  dinner,  why  don't  these
small  sizes  fit?  Thinking  I  am  thinner.   I
turn  up  for  my  date,  ordering  my  pizza,  I
can  only  call  it  fate,  when  I  glance  into
the  mirror.  Oh  dear  is  that  the  truth?
Do  I  really  look  like  that?  There
was  living  proof,  I really  am
quite  fat!   Returning  to  my
sanctuary,  bathe  myself
in  milk,  gaze  into  my
looking  glass,  at
my nightdress
made of silk.
I am the
fairest of
them all,
my body
here so
slim and
tall, I

Mirror contest writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem concerning you, or someone, and a mirror. Make it humerous or serious; make it structured or free verse, but keep it brief. Use the mirror as a metaphor in anyway you desire.
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