You Wonder Why

You Wonder Why

You wonder why
She walked away
Disappearing into the world
Without one look over her shoulder

You wonder why
She felt such hate
And didn’t care
How it hurt you

You wonder why
You were so affected
When it wasn’t you
She erased from her life

You wonder why
She would punish him like that
Because you never understood
What was wrong

Darling, I can show you why
Take a gander at the mirror
And watch what you’re doing
To me

You wonder why

September 28th – The Mirror

The Mirror

I told my father
To take the mirror down
Because I didn’t want it

I lied

I meant
Take it away!
I don’t want it

I can’t stand it

I tell myself
It’s a hurtful liar
It twists my image

I know that’s not true

The mirror shows what’s real
It shows me what it
Nothing more

It’s not its fault I hate the reflection

The mirror isn’t to blame
For my self-loathing
For the image I put in it

But it makes me feel better to say so

So today like any other
I tried to avoid it
But messed up

I looked

And I stopped
And I stared
And I stared

Maybe the mirror can stay