Narcissus; or Hybrid Mirrors

Amazing poetry shared.


Photography by Alistair McCaskill

"Menelaos: I suffer terrible things. 
Orestes: Well, you screwed up."

"Oh you poor man. Complete catastrophe."
–Anne Carson

Keep that in mind, I designed this rhyme 
To explain in due time
All I know

One thing, I don't know why
It doesn't even matter how hard you try

Keep that in mind, I designed this rhyme
To remind myself how I tried so hard
In spite of the way you were mockin'me
Acting like I was part of your property
Remembering all the times you fought with me
I'm surprised it got so far

[It really got so far... ...because] You love the way I look at you While taking pleasure in the awful things you put me through You take away if I give in My life, my pride is broken You like to think you're never wrong (You live what you've learned) You have…

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