the darkest of them all

all this time she’s been
avoiding the dark mirror
hanging on her wall

the last time she looked
a sad face was staring back
devoid of a smile

maybe she’ll never
rid her space of odd shadows
a part of her past


written for mayfalls 18/31, “dark mirror”
mayfalls is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @breath_words and @a_sea_of_words

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