March 25, 2013

Minus One

Just a quick fun entry.  Sticking to my first prompt thought  ( however mad, simple, or complex they may be!)  Double trouble. My twin and I!

It was no magic mirror
couldn't get it to reverse
Kept showing me my barnet
in a move so damned diverse

I was checking I was bogie free,
no dandruff in my hair
Or clogged mascara lashes,
is that plook growing some hair?

But my back reflected forward
as I rooted to the ground
I tried a mirror up above
and even then I found

It mattered not a single jot
just wouldn't show my face
So I trusted mother-nature
wouldn't leave me in disgrace

But before I ventured outdoors,
a giggle I did hear
Turned and stood with folded arms -
the answer loud and clear.........

My twin had sneaked in earlier
(the very spit of me!)
And swapped the inside of some frames
with air we breath for free!

Such a pesky doppelganger
with our twisted plots and schemes
But what fun to put upon the world
a double act supreme
Now all my frames and mirrors
are secured so corner tight
As I want to see me as I am
in singular day light!  



Anonymous said...


~T~ said...

I always wondered what it would be like to have a twin! Fun poem.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I love where you went with this - this was the best take I've seen on the blogs that have written a poem to this picture :)

Lyn said...

"See me as I am", different from yesterday, from tomorrow..what a clever adventure you've taken us on!!

Hey Monkey Butt said...

Love it! :)

Sue said...



Friko said...

Drat that twin playing tricks on you!

Well, you made it so real that I almost believed you have one.

Kirsty said... twiggy miggy then....!

Little Nell said...

What a naughty twin and what an elaborate plot! Well done.

Eddie Bluelights said...

Mirror, mirror on the wall!
Who is the RAREST of them all

Loved your approach - almost as batty as my scond one!! lol

Freya Writes said...

Fabulous - made me chuckle :)