An Honest Reflection

The year they took the glass
ended our exposure
to the brutal mirror.
Now, we’re well-adjusted
to symmetry;
reality fit betters
when finely cropped.
Beauty must be saturated.
Our exposures adjusted.
Before, love lacked a filter.
Now we give our days contrast,
finalize, and share.

© khartless 2022, All Rights Reserved

This poem appeared on twitter’s Move Me Poetry weekly battle. #MMPoetryBattle.

Artwork: “Broken Mirror” by Alix


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