vinebar

Faces
Author: Mark Spencer

vinebar

I look into the mirror
And I donít know who I see.
Who does that face belong to,
I see staring back at me?

On Sunday it looks righteous,
And fools the congregation.
On Monday itís determined,
To lead the corporation.

I have worn the face of strength,
Through all the days of my life.
At night that face looks gentle,
Itís the face I give my wife.

Faces for all occasions,
Iíve used for my protection.
So no one sees what I see,
Deep inside my reflection.

Doubts that plague my every step,
Iíve placed behind this veneer.
I create another face,
And make the doubts disappear.

I have locked away my fears,
In the darkest of places.
Hidden from the prying eye,
Behind my many faces.

vinebar

Comments on this poem/writing:

 
Name:                                           Remember Me

Comment Title:

Comment / Ammendment:

Please complete the recaptcha below for spam prevention:

Click here to read other Poems by Mark Spencer

vinebar

Poetic Dreams Other's Poetic Dreams Submit a Poem New This Week Forum Home

Copyright©2017-1999 by Rebecca R. Hammack

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: All Rights Reserved.   No part of this website, including all pictures and written words,  may be reproduced or copied in any manner from this website without  permission of the original author of the work.  All poetry and pictures herein remain the sole property of the original author and/or copyright owner.  All poetry on this website has been submitted by the original author of the work. To contact any author of the work please e-mail: dreamer@dreamersreality.com  so the proper person may be notified.