The Mirror

This morning I showered

And dressed with care,

And as I slowly brushed my hair,

I looked into the mirror there.

“Not bad,” I thought.

“I look OK.

I’ll live to fight another day!”

But then my son beside me stood,

Taller now than me by far,

And in the mirror clear as day,

I saw things as they really are.

“You’re looking good today,” I sighed,

And then I smiled,

As I saw him standing by my side.