Mirror

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A mirror decorated for Christmas 2016, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
 


The napkins on the table
And paintings on the wall
Are pictured in the mirror,
The glass that sees them all.
 
But mirrors cannot picture
The realm within the soul,
Where Spirit speaks to spirit,
And crushed things are made whole.

 
Poem © 2017 and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Posted on March 22, 2017, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Ruby Tuesday Too and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 20 Comments.

  1. A mirror is vicious with the truth but luckily only reflects part of you.

  2. It’s heartening to know that crushed things can be made whole…!

  3. mirror’s failure is very welcome here…love the photo…

  4. This one speaks to me. Beautiful and haunting.

  5. This has a wonderful cadence and rhyme. The photo is beautiful, and the sentiment as well!

  6. Lovely – the picture and the poem. You captured so much here.

  7. Beautifully haunting!❤️

  8. I especially like this poem. We are not merely all that is reflected.

  9. luv the depth of your mirror’s probe

    much love…

  10. Oh yes!! Wish, the mirror could do more than just reflect ourselves back at us,… 🙂

  11. What a beautiful photo – and table setting – I love the message in your poem so much!

  12. Good reflective poem! At least for me it is. Good write!

  13. So very true. There is only so much that a mirror can see!

  14. Lovely, Lovely. So very fine. Mirrors have their limits, but hopefully humans do not. Bravo!

  15. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Wow, this has a Yeatsian flavour to it!

  16. Sadly, this is sometimes true…

  17. aw, this is so endearing and speaks of wisdom. wonderful write.

  18. Lovely as always 🙂

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