Ayyappadas A M

Rookie (Kerala)

Ayyappadas A M Poems

1. Why Crack A Mirror? 7/21/2007
Best Poem of Ayyappadas A M

Why Crack A Mirror?

Of late, I stepped across the broken pieces of a mirror
The plane that reflected truth of images uncountable
Lay shattered by the punch of denial; by the fist of vanity.
Who did it and why?
Questions pounced mind distracting every rationale to look closely.
But to look I must......
I saw no one but myself in those fragmented pieces,
Rough and crude those seemed, but reflected just what others saw as me.
I saw nothing unfamiliar, nothing ugly too.
Long enough to be conditioned to believe us as our images, I longed to cry.
I cried.
I saw my tears through the ...

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