08 Aug

Art by Francine van Hove

She cannot see herself

as I see her.

Her mirror image rebels.

It dismisses her beauty,

refuses her desirability,

overrules her sensuality,

is cruel to her curves.

She finds herself wanting.

Whereas I

can only stare

and sigh

in awe.



© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

I first posted this two years ago. Perhaps it is worth sharing again.

Art by Francine Van Hove


Posted by on August 8, 2018 in Poetry, Still Life


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5 responses to “Mirror

  1. Midwest Fantasy

    August 8, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    Definitely worth sharing again.

    Liked by 1 person


    August 9, 2018 at 1:40 am

    Beautiful. ⚘💚


  3. Megha's World

    August 10, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    So beautiful..true love see beyond your flaws and sees the true you

    Liked by 1 person


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