8970  Poems Read Home Login

 MIRRORS OF LIFE

THE MIRRORS OF MY LIFE



THE MIRRORS OF MY LIFE
HAVE ABOUT COME TO PASS
THE FINGERS OF LOVED ONES
CURL TO ME FROM THE GLASS

AS I SET HERE AND PONDER
THE DEEDS I HAVE DONE
SOME NOT SO GOOD
PERHAPS, THE MOST JUST FOR FUN!

WHILE ADDING IT ALL UP
I'VE LIVED A GOOD LIFE THREE CHILDREN ALL GROWN
AND I STILL HAVE THE SAME WIFE.

OH, I GUESS I HAVE TASTED
AND TESTED THE WIND,
AND THERE ARE SOME PLACES
I SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN

I WEIGHED IT ALL
AS I WATCHED IT ALL PASS
THE MIRRORS OF MY LIFE
STORED THERE IN THE GLASS

EACH TEST OF COURAGE
WAS JUST ONE STEPPING STONE
TO CARRY ME FORWARD
CLOSER TOWARD HOME

TO REACH ALL I LONGED
AND DREAMED FOR IN MY PAST
OH GOD, LET ME THIS ONE TIME
NOT SHATTER THE GLASS!


THEPOETSKISS COPYRIGHT 1998







©2000 - 2014 Individual Authors of the Poetry. All rights reserved by authors.

Visit My Home Page | Start Your Own Poetry Site | PoetryPoem
[ Control Panel ]  [ Today's Poetry - ALL Poets ]  [ Search ]



johnoe Poetry by johnoe - Feedback and critique requested.  
johnoe
dreamweaver POETRY BY KRIS ~ DREAMWEAVER - ~WELCOME TO DREAMLAND~ Read my Poems to Know me. I am in my poems.  
dreamweaver
poetic2050 Poetry by poetic2050 - Feedback and critique requested.  
poetic2050
pupwee Poetry by pupwee - Feedback and critique requested.  
pupwee
indianpoetnikhilparekh Poetry By Nikhil Parekh - Poems on God , Peace , Love , Anti Terrorism , Friendship,Life,Death,Environment,Mother,Father.  
indianpoetnikhilparekh
author3578 Poetry by author3578 - Welcome to Janet's Planet critique requested.  
author3578
johnnyduncan i can by johnnyduncan - https://www.amazon.com/author/johnnyduncan J, Duncan is the Father of Afr-i-can Amer-i-can!  
johnnyduncan



johnoe Poetry by johnoe - Feedback and critique requested.  
johnoe
dreamweaver POETRY BY KRIS ~ DREAMWEAVER - ~WELCOME TO DREAMLAND~ Read my Poems to Know me. I am in my poems.  
dreamweaver
poetic2050 Poetry by poetic2050 - Feedback and critique requested.  
poetic2050
pupwee Poetry by pupwee - Feedback and critique requested.  
pupwee
indianpoetnikhilparekh Poetry By Nikhil Parekh - Poems on God , Peace , Love , Anti Terrorism , Friendship,Life,Death,Environment,Mother,Father.  
indianpoetnikhilparekh
author3578 Poetry by author3578 - Welcome to Janet's Planet critique requested.  
author3578


poetic2375     lookinguntojesus      apoetslaststand      meloomelissaahowells      viswabrahma  View All Poets
Newest Item: St. Oswald of Northumbria
Son of Ethelfrith, brought to the True Light by Irish Monks of Iona, defeatin ... More
Added: 2014-10-25  My Poetry List  PoetryPoem.com      Get a Free Site       Blogs     Stories     Premium Sites