Reflections – A Tanka

reflections

 

Deep within your head,

Social values play their game,

Distorting self-view;

When the mirror’s had its fun,

You no longer look like you.

 

Emma H, age 26, 13/09/2017


Written for Kiwinana’s Weekly Tanka Challenge – Week 62 – “Mirror” & “Fun”. If you want to have a go, you can follow the link below:

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 62 – Mirror & Fun

Photo taken (by me) in the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions in Edinburgh.

4 thoughts on “Reflections – A Tanka

  1. Beautiful image and tanka, those words make so much sense when we stop and think about it, destroying our bodies to try and be what someone else thinks you should look like instead of being our own self.

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