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"Look at me..."

her mirror is her best friend (or worst enemy)
his bottle is his best friend (or worst enemy)

she looks at herself and she says “Look at me…”
she doesn’t believe in what I say, “i am not pretty”
“You’re right, you’re beautiful darling.”
she rolls her eyes and ends up snarling,
I really don’t get how she doesn’t see,
But, yet she’s always attached to see
how she looks in that glass circled portal of heaven and hell,
I remember we had a garage sale and I think I wanted to sell
that damnable thing, but she just wouldn’t let me,
I asked her “Why?” and she said she wanted to look beautiful and see,
I smiled and said that she was finding her way,
Except I think that was a dream or was it yesterday?

he looks at himself and he says “Look at me…”
he doesn’t believe in what I say, “i am fine, see.”
“Yeah, right and I am going to be able to change the world.”
he rolls his eyes and I am pretty sure I heard his words slur,
I really don’t get how he doesn’t see,
But, yet he is always attached to see
how he will hold up when he spends the night with Jack,
he’s going off the deep end and I don’t think he’s coming back
to the person that I used to love inside and out,
“addiction, what the hell are you talking about?”
I frowned and said that he was losing his way,
Except I think that was a dream or was it yesterday?

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mirror, addiction, found, lost, alcohol

Stephen Furlong Original. This is my work, my dedication, my life. Thank you for taking the time to look at it.

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  • itsmegabby
    itsmegabbyover 4 years ago

    WOW…………. This is powerful and deep …………………. any ways this writing is really good!!
    =D
    =D

  • Thank you very, very much. I am glad you liked it. =)

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  • itsmegabby
    itsmegabbyover 4 years ago

    I really do ……….. You are a powerful writer ……. and your very welcome my friend!!
    =D

  • =) That means a lot to me.

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  • Aubrey Dunn
    Aubrey Dunnover 4 years ago

    Every word conveys an image. Nicely done!

  • Thank you very much. =)

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  • supstephsun
    supstephsunover 4 years ago

    huh… what a great poem portraying human relationship, material relationship, and the combination of the two. really wonderful job :)

  • Thank you for the comment!

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  • ella b
    ella bover 4 years ago

    this is brilliant, i clung to each line, well done!

  • Thank you very much! =)

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  • Fuego1
    Fuego1over 4 years ago

    You nailed this one.

  • Thank you! =)

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  • boswell20
    boswell20over 4 years ago

    truly a great line…suffering from a backround with addiction myself…unfortunatly the same choice of poison…I can relate to this piece soo much…denial is a step..you got this spot on…great job indeed! :))

  • Thank you very much =)

    – Misunderstood24

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