The image I mirror 

It breaks down and cries 

Another reflection 

Without a disguise 

I no longer see

Any soul in these eyes 

The fairest of alls badly cracked 

They stripped out my innards 

To get to my core 

Trampled over ambitions 

To even the score 

Sent me back with an invite 

To knock on death's door 

The fairest is barely intact 


Nothing left 

But your breath 

Bringing warmth 

To my frost 

Nothing left 

But the heat 

You provide 


Nothing left 

But your breath 

on the lines

It had crossed 

All that's left 

Ebbs and flows 

With the tide 

  • Author: peto (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 28th, 2023 02:17
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 20
  • User favorite of this poem: LIZ.
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  • LIZ

    Ripped open, torn apart, unrecognizable, camouflaged! Nothing changed....but...a breath...flowing tides, all that's left! Really love this one!!

    • peto

      Thank you LIZ
      That hot breath on bare skin
      Life saver
      Truly appreciate your time

    • BlessedbyGod

      Maxine and Liz are right, I totally agree,
      And the right lady will put retire the disguise and repair the broken mirror, making u feel like the great and talented man that u are!!! Hold on to her when she make her way to u!!!!she's a keeper!!!

      Especially if she fixes what feels broken, like my husband did for me, the disguises are gone the mirrors are fixed , in whole, IM FIXED

      • peto

        Ah thank you blessed
        Always inspiring and uplifting
        A treasure and credit to the site
        Much obliged
        Appreciate the visit

      • Christina8

        You could put this to song! Oh my goodness, this is great! I really enjoyed "Nothing left but your breath bringing warmth to my frost". It just speaks volumes in and of itself, so descriptive. Another great one!!

        • peto

          Hi Christina
          Glad you enjoyed
          Thank you very much for reading comment and friendship
          Truly grateful to you

          • Christina8

            My pleasure, Stevie, glad to do it!

          • Introverted Sage

            When all hope is lost.. a kiss of life to thaw your frost.
            Last stanza.. choice phrasing!
            Great write!

            • peto

              Thank you sage

            • Carly

              The rhythm you have with such metres is truly something and your message as well, itโ€™s something to be admired, love ๐Ÿ’•

              • peto

                Extremely grateful for such a review carly
                Apologies for late reply
                Many thanks

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