General Poetry posted December 3, 2017

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Reflecting on life


by HarryT

Retired now, children grown
I can’t believe it’s me in the mirror
in our refurbished bathroom
Thinning silver hair, skin a little sallow
Once gleaming eyes no longer so bright
Lines on my face etched by some regrets
But thankful now for the soft glow of happiness

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.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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