Man In The Mirror Poem by Subroto Chatterjee

Man In The Mirror

Rating: 5.0

“Right, ” I said, “I have the key,
To unlock all your melancholy.”
“No, ” he said, “Let it be;
That’s now become a part of me.”

“Well, ” I said, “Let’s try this way,
Tell me some, be as it may.”
“Sure, ” he said, “But I’d like
To know if I’d need a hike.”

“Not at all, ” I said, concerned,
“Your fears are just unearned.”
“Then, ” he said, “What’s to unlock
If you’re not the right doc? ”

“What’s that, ” I said, quite tired;
“Were you not the one I hired? ”
“You, ” he said, “refer to some other entity;
With us, it’s a case of mistaken identity! ”

Now as I look into the mirror,
My Irish blood cries “Wirra! ”
And see life of bliss and worry.
Life’s short, but I’m in no hurry.

20th April 2009
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Subroto Chatterjee

rago rago 26 April 2009

Really a wonderful thought and made me to think. Yes life is short but we are always in a hurry to decide.

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Muhammad Ali 27 April 2009

Art-work! .... lovely piece dear brother! A humble 10 rated by me :)

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C. P. Sharma 27 April 2009

Superb poetic soliloquy. My poem A Sparrow also deals with a mistaken identity. CP

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Sarwar Chowdhury 23 August 2009

wonderful thought indeed! beautiful wording! 10++

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Linda Moore 26 July 2009

Duality of life....very nice i like it....10

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Ashraful Musaddeq 05 May 2009

10++ Excellent piece 10++

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Anjali Sinha 02 May 2009

That maybe for the man-- but when i look into the mirror its only 'mirror mirror on the wall whose the fairest of us all' LLLLLLOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL certainly a +10 anjali

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Kesav Easwaran 01 May 2009

we have so many identities in us...and at times we come face to face with any of them...this time there, a mistaken identity...good write, Subroto...10

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