Treasure Island

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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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