Morning Song

Good morning mirror
I see you’ve made a change
You took it on yourself
My face to rearrange

Good morning caffeine
It’s been one of those years
We can discuss the twisted
Perfidy of mirrors

I want to sing
But I do not want to be heard
I have a point
But I’m afraid that it’s absurd
I’d make some noise
But hesitate to make a sound
For everybody loves me, but
No one wants me around

There is a kind of sort of
Tension in the air
Like I’d been fighting with
Someone who isn’t there

And like a story where
The twist just leaves you lost;
I’ve kept accounts of everything
Except what it might cost

I want to sing
But I do not want to be heard
I have a point
But I’m afraid that it’s absurd
I’d make some noise
But hesitate to make a sound
For everybody loves me, but
No one wants me around

I want to dance
But I do not want to be seen
I fight with mirrors and
I talk to my caffeine
I’d change my life if I
Could get the thing unwound
And maybe people love me, but
They’re shocked I’m still around


 
(“Morning Song” – 1-30-2015)

Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

18 thoughts on “Morning Song”

  1. “Good morning mirror
    I see you’ve made a change
    You took it on yourself
    My face to rearrange” …. Just amazing! This poem shook me in my core. Thank you for sharing.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Reblogged this on My Blog impostor in me and commented:
    I am thinking aloud
    Yet, I want to be heard by those
    who never expect me around
    for that’s how it goes
    I must do and already did
    much for my friends
    somehow , i got listed among foes

    Like

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