Looking Glass

Seeing me in full in the looking-glass
Is a stranger with new and senior tasks
Not recognizable to me are the long gone years of the past

Now with loss of hair and exaggerated features
not recognizable to me or to any creäture

So who is that stranger looking back at me?

Where is that person of yesteryear who is now a stranger
staring back at me

Where is that person who did so many things without any fear
now only to reminisce of yesteryear with cheer

This stranger is only me
Looking back on those many gone by years
Wiser and comfortable with my peers
Who are no strangers to me or those fabulous years

With so much to do for the future and in the coming years
to once again have a time to see that stranger in the looking-glass of the new bygone years

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Shamala Chandran

Introspection and seeing the years gone by….a true thought we all face from time to time as we age!


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