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Katherine Rhodes

(Beaver Dam, WI)

Mirror, Mirror


Mirror, mirror
Reveal to me
The cause of my discrepancy
And foolishness
That I must confess
Is breaking my heart and his

Mirror, mirror
Tell me why
My said ‘black heart’ I cannot dye
A red or blue
Or some brighter hue
To cover my heart’s sadness

Mirror, mirror
Bring to light
My love, to him who is my night
And day, and everything,
My one reason to sing.
And fan love’s flame within him

Submitted: Monday, January 15, 2007
Edited: Saturday, December 25, 2010

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