The Mirror Is The Enemy
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Tanka on prompt: reflection and mirrors. (Sorry about absence, but back now.)

The Mirror Is The Enemy

Slowly, the mask slips,

Slowly, the mask slips, Mirror draws imperfections,

Slowly, the mask slips, Mirror draws imperfections, Scrutinizing eye,

Slowly, the mask slips, Mirror draws imperfections, Scrutinizing eye, Tutting, she laments and moans,

Slowly, the mask slips, Mirror draws imperfections, Scrutinizing eye, Tutting, she laments and moans, 'Repulsive', brutal judgement.

... Sometimes, the mirror is not a person's best friend. The reflection is not what you want to see. Frankly, I think this tanka shows what the mirror really is- a nuisance.

Thanks for reading.

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