Sunday, September 6, 2009

Look in the Mirror



Look  in the mirror,
Do you like what you see?
Are you everything,
You want/ed to be?

People have asked,
Can you be too old to dream?
I say no,
But might need a new theme.

What was important
When so young.
Has been given up
When lifes lessons stung.

The years have been kind,
And sometimes just pain.
I say worth it all,
To see what you gain.

Life teaches us daily
Even when we don't know.
And the dreams they change
As we continue to grow

Age sets no limits,
On what we want
Continue to the future
Don't let the past haunt.

Today is the day,
To make up your mind
So search your thoughts,
Let's see what you find.

Go back to the mirror,
If you fall on the ground.
And  check every so often.
For the dreams to be found.


Picture by MatttheSamurai

17 comments :

Stephanie Faris said...

Beautiful! Yes, we all need to do a reality check every now and then and reevaluate our goals.

Wend's Place said...

Nice!

Not letting the pain of things going 'wrong' or of making 'mistakes' stop you from achieving what you are put on this earth for is very important.

Steven Anthony said...

Wow! How did you know just what I needed to hear today..this spoke right to me...Thank You:)

BTW: Grey Goose rocks, its my fav

Theta Mom said...

That was so needed today! Thank You! BTW, just followed you on twitter. :)

slacker-chick said...

I think I should print your poem out and paste it on my mirror. The daily grind makes it easy to forget to keep dreaming.

WhiteSockGirl said...
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WhiteSockGirl said...

It is such a great poem,... touched a nerve or two.

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blueviolet said...

You wrote that so beautifully and expressed many thoughts that I have too!

SPEAKING FROM THE CRIB said...

yes, my dreams have changed with age. creating a blog empire was not on my list at 21! great poem!

Melissa B. said...

Thank you! I'm still searching for some of my dreams, and hoping that they'll come true!

WhisperingWriter said...

This is a great poem!

King of New York Hacks said...

Reminds me of the girl who just rowed across the atlantic...she wrote her own obituary , and then changed her entire life !

Alicia said...

i love it!! i'm all about finding new dreams!! fantastic poem love!

Helen McGinn said...

How have I not stumbled across you before, especially with vodka in the title.... ;O)
Love your poem. Stopped by from SITS.
A Gin Girl
x

Miss Jo said...

Really beautiful poem. Life is always evolving. One is never too old for anything. :)

♥ Braja said...

That was pretty damned close, girl...
x