Poetry

I Look Around

Written by Jacob Ibrag

A stopper to stare at as I brush

my teeth. Another reflection staring back

at me. Familiar. It’s always too familiar. I inch

my face to the window in the sink. Explosions

on the other side as the other dissipates. I

look around and it is all the same. I

look back and it is empty.


Photo by Craig Whitehead


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5 comments on “I Look Around

  1. The self, is reflected in more ways than one, and each reflection is real, compare to the next ones…

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  2. Just goes to show you, what we see in the mirror is not always accurate.

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  3. Often we see multiple reflections of oneself through the mirror. You have worded them very nicely 🙂

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  4. Hi Jacob
    The narciss flower fell and drowned in the lake where everyday he was admiring his beauty
    The lake cried
    Why?
    Every day she was admiring her beauty in the eyes of the narciss
    True reflection lies in the eyes of the beholder
    Happy Tuesday!
    Anita

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