Written by Jacob Ibrag

Driving a bat

to the mirror on her

wall, she picks up a shard and

stares into its face. ‘Vanity lacerates

those that hold its edges too

close to their veins.’

Photographer Unknown

39 comments on “Face

  1. Fallen Saint

    Wow, this is really powerful. xx

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  2. I agree. Wow. Powerful.

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  3. Ouch, that one cuts right to it. Nice!

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  5. Vanity is womens power over men and when that fails not just the women, men too fails victim under it.

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  6. This is just too damn good especially the ending

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  7. WOW very impressed with your work. β€˜Vanity lacerates those that hold its edges too close to their veins.’ You are truly a poet par excellence!!!!

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  8. Very well and beautifully written. Well done!
    I love the details and precision of words used.

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  9. Wow! You poems are so amazing and I’ve never discovered ones like your before.

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  10. Stark! Haunting!

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  11. Visceral. And true.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Within a drug addict dream,
    born from fantasy screams…
    Complex imagination,
    answers, question
    forever unseen…

    One persons delusions, is another persons reality!

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  13. Great analogy you always finish strongπŸ”¨πŸŽ³πŸ’₯

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  14. So powerful, especially those last few words, chilling but beautiful in its way as well πŸ™‚

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  15. Wow! So few words, such powerful insight.

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  16. devereaux frazier

    Reblogged this on Creative Writing Reblogged.


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