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Mirror mirror on the wall

Facing the mirror hanging on the wall
tried to admire own beauty
but every time I had a glance
I just saw cuts and bruises

I hurriedly applied the beauty enhancers
to hide those scars and scratches
instead i looked more horrible...

Covered my face with the scarf
but the pain was so deep and severe
Alas, I do remember the day
when u stabbed me so harsh..

I tried to escape but u chained
rugged my clothes and coerced against me
i struggled hard but turned numb and pale
in the pool of blood resembling a hell

Downstairs into the ball, I gazed to the crowd
lavished in the silk and glowing in the light
i slowly moved forward
hiding from the crowd...

A gentle touch, what i felt
" There you are, my lady love
You look bea-u-ti-ful tonight"

I replied with a gentle smile..



Cali gal Michelle's picture

brave and beautiful

My sister-
What beautiful words you have penned; so poignant and personal. I do not presume to know what you are going through each day. I can not imagine looking in the mirror where the wounds are easier to see than the person. I pray that both you and others will see the YOU, and that you will continue to be courageous in this endeavor.

You are strong. You are brave. You are unstoppable.

Let us Hope together-
aka: Cali gal


ansupokharel's picture

Dear Michelle, I am grateful

Dear Michelle,

I am grateful for such a wonderful comment. Actually, it's the voice of many voiceless women, girls who are facing the violence, abuse, and many brutal behaviors.

I have just given words and together we can make a difference.

Anisha Pokharel

JaniceW's picture

So powerful

Your words are haunting and a poignant reminder of what some women think about as they look at themselves in the mirror. Scars run deep and can quickly overpower our sense of self. Perhaps someone will read your words and decide "enough!". As they walk out of the darkness, I hope that they might find comfort in the light of the PulseWire community reaching out their arms in friendship and love.

ansupokharel's picture


thank you dear.

Hope for the best and we really need to move rather than being pathetic every time.

together we can!

Anisha Pokharel

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