Who is she?
She is not the she from yesterday.
Will she still be here tomorrow?
Is she only a brief visitor --
as fragile as the glass reflecting her?
Look too closely,
and she becomes unfamiliar --
a collection of crumbling parts.
But squint a bit,
and you might see the she you remember.
This looking glass
is meant for looking --
Go ahead and squint.
Wednesday, August 02, 2006
A Writing Challenge, answered
Robin over at Big Window called my attention to a writing exercise that seems useful. The challenge is to write something while looking in a mirror, and not use the word "I." Here's my first go at the challenge: