No Need for Mirrors

No Need for Mirrors

A Poem by Neville
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dont try this at home folks

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No Need for Mirrors
She never 
Looked in
Mirrors once
She thought 
She had no
Need of them

Then quite by
Chance a tiny
Flake of
Croissant 
Changed
Her mind
The way she
Walked
The way she
Smiled
The way she
Wore her hair
She now looks
To find herself
In windows
Puddles and
Mirrors
Everywhere

© 2019 Neville


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I would never have come to Jacob's or your conclusion about this poem. I read it several times before Jacob left his comment. That's why Men come from Mars and women from Venus. I had something else in mind altogether, but now can see where you are both coming from.

Chris

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

5 Months Ago

I have never really understood that saying, although I have seen it written and heard it mentioned m.. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Putting it in simplistic terms, it's said the brain is wired differently in men and women. They perc.. read more
Neville

5 Months Ago

I see, yes I understand that.. Good Morning Chris



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I love your always-fresh unexpected storyline and I especially love the various reactions you've gotten in reviews. This poem has really stirred fun ideas & reactions! It just goes to show that YOUR mind works in mysterious ways, my friend! I used to look in the mirror all the time, afraid I had something green in my teeth. But now I never check the mirror & I might be wearing crumbs from my last snack, who knows? *wink! wink!* Fondly, Margie

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

barleygirl

4 Months Ago

good to know . . . good to know!
Neville

4 Months Ago

..... I shall reflect upon that in due course x
barleygirl

4 Months Ago

looking forward with anticipation!
Seems like quite a narcissist ;P Hah, this actually reminds me Narcissus from greek mythology! Funny how little things change our perceptions about how we view ourselves.
Interesting write, N. :)

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

4 Months Ago

yes indeed tis funny how and what makes that happen... if you found these words interesting, then I .. read more
His gentle lingering brushing off a flake of croissant or an eyelash.... that makes a woman feel lovely and lambent...the reflection of that sentiment...forever she is in search for on all surfaces, to recapture once more

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

4 Months Ago

Hello M .. thank you for taking a peek at these words, tis as always much appreciated... and for wha.. read more
Mrudula Rani

4 Months Ago

Obrigada querido, we are all fine ( a little too busy) you bring out the romantic in your readers, .. read more

That is my granddaughter. She is obsessed with looking at her own reflection.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

5 Months Ago

Thank you Cherrie for your visit & understanding.. I'm sure she is very pretty..... N
I see a beautiful woman glancing in the cafe restroom mirror, catching a glimpse of that dangling flake, maybe on her chin or between her teeth, forever committed to never walk in public again without a reflection. Another good poem to make one say “hmm.”

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

5 Months Ago

Me ma used to say Always check ya chin & bits.. I always spent too long on the bits.... Cheers my fr.. read more
I would never have come to Jacob's or your conclusion about this poem. I read it several times before Jacob left his comment. That's why Men come from Mars and women from Venus. I had something else in mind altogether, but now can see where you are both coming from.

Chris

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

5 Months Ago

I have never really understood that saying, although I have seen it written and heard it mentioned m.. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Putting it in simplistic terms, it's said the brain is wired differently in men and women. They perc.. read more
Neville

5 Months Ago

I see, yes I understand that.. Good Morning Chris
this is like having something stuck in my beard that i don't know is there and not checking before teaching a class...and wondering why all the students are staring.
:))))

j.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

5 Months Ago

Yeah jacob.. you got it straight away.. you just made my day.. thank you sir... cheers Neville
A flake of croissant? Hmmm...trying to figure this one out. Perhaps a gentleman bought her a croissant and shared it with her? Not sure of the exact scenario, but I liked trying to figure it out. Lydi**

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Neville

5 Months Ago

sometimes the figuring out is the best part, maybe.. thank you for visiting these words Lydi**

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