Mirror, Mirror

A young spring-tender girl
combed her joyous hair
‘You are very ugly’ said the mirror.
on her lips hung
a smile of dove-secret loveliness,
for only that morning had not
the blind boy said,
‘You are beautiful’?

– Spike Milligan

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  1. Aajay


    Posted February 24, 2011 at 19:20 | Permalink | Reply
    • Madhu

      It is rather, no? I think of it as a love poem, though it isn’t one on the surface.

      Posted February 24, 2011 at 22:39 | Permalink

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