Morning at the Mirror

every mask
I expect
the same
face worn
before me
swore he
threw it
shattered
on tile
where cartoon
faces pits
and pigments
stare back
at hands
of putty

#NaPoWriMo 2017 Day 24

Discussion:

Using as few words as possible, two per line, while providing a few vivid images, and hints at meaning.

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Richard Leis

Richard Leis is a writer and poet living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in Impossible Archetype. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published on Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review’s “Fairy-Tale Files“.