Nikki Hornsby

Rookie (Long Beach CA but raised in Northern VA USA)

Coins, Mirrors, & Paintings - Poem by Nikki Hornsby

Some People are like shinny Coins
Their sides have two different faces;
The one face they show in public,
The other face shown only in private.
But like most two sided coins
they eventually pay for something.

There are some people like Mirrors.
Reflecting what they face in Life
and they come framed in all types of material.
But like so many kinds of mirrors
they can break or distort the reality they face.

Other people are like masterpiece Paintings
who's beauty belongs in the eye of the beholder.
The place in which it is viewed
can influence it's value to some,
but others find it's True Value
no matter where it hangs,
this is because they
know the Master Artist
is not Mankind
but God.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written years ago by Nikki Hornsby for her booklet of short poems & verse she calls Nikkism's found on Amazon. Inspired by people & salutations in her life long career working her music career around the world. Nikki Hornsby was the editor of her school's literary magazine and discovered many years ago that 'a poem is not a song but a song can be very poetic with the addition of music'. As a Grammy voting member she also writes songs & has published 30 commercial releases worldwide.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 27, 2013

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