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Connie Leung Electrical Engineering, Honors College Watercolor and white ink 9 x 12 in

Shattered Reflection

Tonight the girl crying in my mirror Shows her face once more with tears streaming down. Day by day all the worries draw nearer. Infinite sorrows I fear I may drown. “Things will be alright,” I cannot assure. Pathetic thoughts drag on the endless night. Pangs of pain as I watch the girl endure. Continuing like this will be her blight. She seeps deeper into the Dark Lord’s realm. I desperately try to pull her out, Refusing to let despair overwhelm. It hurts but it cannot be lived without. Happiness can be strengthened through sorrow. What will the mirror show me tomorrow? 20

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