Narcissus



You Are
They Are
You Are
They Are

Stop! Look In Your Own Mirror
The One In Your Bathroom
Not The One You Are Seeing
In Everyone Else’s Face
Finding Everything You Hate
About Yourself

Stop And Look In Your Own Mirror
And Don’t Stand There Preening Yourself
And Rehearsing Your Lines
As You So Often Do
Stand And Look, Look Hard And Deep
Until You Begin To See Who You Really Are

Until You Do That
You Don’t Allow Anyone Else To Exist
But Live In A World Of Your Own Clones
Clones With Mirror-Faces
That Carry Your Own Faults
So You Can Look Down On Them

Until You Do That
I Cannot Exist
Except As Your Echo
Who, Like The Rest Of The World
Is Expected To Worship
At The Base Of Your Pure White Pedestal


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