Tears In Rain

His Own Image - Poem by Tears In Rain

I am alone
As cold as stone

- I’m going to leave you forever -
Sooner than you think

- Never wanted to be together -
I fetch the mirror from the sink

I say that I’m sorry, on the edge of insane
I’m not that crazy, don’t you call me that name
Just take a look in the mirror, we’re one and the same
You cannot live on without me, and I’m not to blame
You don’t want to see me get angry, I’ve not yet begun
You smash that mirror, and I’ll grab my gun

What have I done?

Where are you? Why don’t you answer me anymore?
Surely that’s not you lying upon the floor?

I don’t want to be here anymore
So I walk over her, and lock the door
One black moment, she’s gone without trace
Naught but my echo, remains in her place
I thought that I saw her, but she had my face
A cold wet scarlet mass is all I embrace

One last look out the window
One last look at my hands
One last look in the mirror

God created man
In His own image
And woman from man

Comments about His Own Image by Tears In Rain

  • (9/13/2005 9:23:00 PM)

    Wow so intense awesomely done TiR. I loved it at first it reminded me of Jekly and Hyde then I read on and it didn't awesomely done! ! ! ! !
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  • (9/9/2005 12:57:00 PM)

    I agree with Raynette that this is disturbing BUT< I will add that I think the intense emotions that many people feel are disturbing. Myself, I'm not into violence either but if I read this correctly this entire scenario is happening with only themself right? Anyway, very intense poem, no doubt about it. I found it very interesting to glimpse into somebody's inner thoughts as you've displayed. Nice. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • (9/9/2005 12:54:00 PM)

    Hey Tears, I am kind of into violence, and I thought the poem was compelling. (Report) Reply

  • (9/9/2005 12:48:00 PM)

    This is a disturbing poem. I'm not sure what else to say since I'm really not into violence. I think the lines that are rhymed do your poem no service. They make the reader think the subject is not to be serious...at least in my opinion. And in my belief system, the craziness in man is not the image of God.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 9, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, September 9, 2005

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