Heather Burns


Broken Mirror


A mirror was accidentely
broken
shattered into hundreds
of pieces

crying!

looking for one single
fragment
lost in the shifting

desert sand.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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  • Freshman - 1,635 Points Smoky Hoss (9/1/2013 7:41:00 PM)

    I do very much like the feel of this poem, it has the spirit of Imagist poetry all through it. Very intriguing! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,601 Points Ramesh Rai (8/29/2013 11:40:00 AM)

    i like to compare the broken mirror with that of broken heart n the consequence thereof. a beautiful write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,362 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/29/2013 8:42:00 AM)

    Event brought us at the desert.... yeah here u r Heather thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 318 Points Poetheart Morgan (8/28/2013 3:50:00 PM)

    Full of symbolism in few words.
    The mirror, the crystal that broken (i presume) , the lost heart, the lost identity.... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 7,236 Points Neela Nath (8/28/2013 12:31:00 PM)

    I loved the brevity of expression and the theme also. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jesse Ellsbury (8/28/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    I like your line breaks and dropped lines. The broken phrases really echo and portray the theme in a very effective way. Well done! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,538 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/28/2013 7:15:00 AM)

    Sand is where the mirror came from. To sand it goes. One single piece. Beautiful poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/28/2013 6:14:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem..If broken leaves one shattered never to be mended..Loved reading it.

    Thank you Heather for the Inspiring comments that fills positivity in me...Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 267 Points David Wood (8/28/2013 5:07:00 AM)

    Mirrors show us who we really are. Have you read my poem Mirror? (Report) Reply

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