Reflection

The mirror is a liar
because it only reveals the face.
What about the marks on her soul
that are still left ungrazed?

She applies makeup
gently on her face,
knowing deep down that
there is no remedy left.

The woman the world sees
is much different from
the one she knows.
At least one of them is as white as snow.

They are like twins,
but only one of them can be seen.
The other hides from sight,
keeping the record clean.

Strangers call her beautiful
while her close ones nod.
She is indeed beautiful,
but not in the way they know.

She hopes to find
a person who would
understand the other one,
while the dark twin waits for her turn.

Abhimanyu Gaur

I always had a love for writing even when I was still in school. I used to collect good quotes and admire them. I enjoyed the beautiful play of words so I started writing poetry. Life is too short to understand, but it is long enough to stand with your fellow man.

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Abhimanyu Gaur

I always had a love for writing even when I was still in school. I used to collect good quotes and admire them. I enjoyed the beautiful play of words so I started writing poetry. Life is too short to understand, but it is long enough to stand with your fellow man.

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