Poem: I see. 

 

from my art journal, 2012

 

I hide behind veils
and then say you don’t see me
sometimes, I can’t see me, either.

I wrap sadness around me like a shroud,
mourning the life I am not living
I see myself, I see the truth
I see my reflection
and then all is obscured
I hide it from myself
or does the world hide it from me?

Wrapping around, then
stepping back
I see how this has sheltered me

I shake it off
I put the mirror down reverently.
I see.

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One response to this post.

  1. Poignant and heartfelt words

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