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Monday, 6 February 2017

A Stranger In The Mirror

I look in the mirror
and what do I see,
I see an old lady
look back at me.
Last time I looked
it seemed to me
I saw a young chick
of twenty three.
How could this happen?
Oh!  How can it be?
Old age is not something
that happens to me.
 Yet, here I stand
washcloth in hand,
scrubbing that wrinkled old face.

Ain’t life grand?

16 comments:

  1. I've got a similar woman living in my mirror! I keep telling her to scam, but she won't! :)

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  2. The woman in my mirror looks like my dear grandmother and it is nice to see her occasionally. I do wish she did not have a double chin.

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    1. Sometimes I see Mom sometimes one of my Grandmodthers or dthe other....sometimes my Dad.......somewhere in there I've lost ME.

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  3. LOL!
    Sometimes it's not good to look in the mirror.
    I often find that after a glass of wine reflections can improve ...

    Have a good week

    All the best Jan

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  4. Tried locking the door?

    I see different relatives in my mirror, too. In my mind I don't look like this, though!

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    1. That's why it's such a shock each and every time. And no, locking the door doesn't help. It just slows down my escape.

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  5. Must be an epidemic going around. I've got the same woman in the mirror. :-(

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    1. WE'll have to get together and figure out how to get rid of her.

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  6. I'm not shocked by the mirror too often, I still see the "inside" me, but any new photo of me brings home the aging factor rather harshly.

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  7. Ha ha, that's me in a nutshell. I saw your comment on Going Gently and came over to say hi.

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