By J Ann Crowder

I see you
 
Standing before your reflection
 
I see you
 
Inside your reflection
 
Inside a mirror
 
A mild complexion; smooth skin tones
 
Your eyes are sad and weeping as aspen willow trees
 
By a life broken
 
Yet,
 
Underneath your eyes I see a blaze
 
I see you
 
Through your blush barrier and subtle, rosed cheeks
 
Within
 
The reflection
 
A lioness glowers
 
She wants to break free
 
To pounce from her shell
 
Her amber gaze ever steady
 
Her teeth, a porcelain glow
 
Through reflections she stares with jade hearts of pearls and fire
 
Her core boils
 
Ready to battle her demons, her faith and reason
 
She doesn’t recoil
 
This lioness queen
 
Inside you
 
_____
 
When sunsets come riding in upon ginger clouds afire
 
Before night befalls day
 
I want you to see what I see
 
Inside the mirror
 
Inside your reflection
 
Within
 
The inner you

No matter how hard life gets we still have it within us to fight and overcome. Sometimes others can see what we don't. Sometimes we have to fight our own deamons. Written May 5th, 2016.

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Nelson D Reyes
almost 3 years

You are a Lioness Queen Jennifer, you are centered your core does not recoil.
I see you in this poem, your soul. And the more I admire you. Love and fave.

J Ann Crowder
J Ann Crowder
almost 3 years

Thank you for your kind words, it's always a pleasure to hear from you.

Robert L. Martin
almost 4 years

I guess others see what some others can't. Sometimes the exoteric eyes just see what they want to see. But are souls are all like warriors that will fight until the end.

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