Poetry

Face

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

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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,
    reality
    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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