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I stand opposed to the mirror
And I see a victor of me
I see a tyrant that haunts me
And I can not seem to forgive myself for letting it
I am the help I cannot seek
I create a monstrous reflection
My thoughts cut a diamond deep
In my sorrows and fluids, drown
The mirror shows me a demon
The maker of the anguish I perish in
The reflection puts an ache in my heart
I orchestrate my life ordeals
My hate is enough for me
Enough to drain my core of its energy
Enough to make me want to give up
Enough to make a dead ant stronger
I collapse under my weight
I cannot blame the mirror
I cannot battle the reflection
‘Cause I am the architect of my own misfortune.
About the Author
Apam Chijindu is from Okpatu in UDI LGA, Enugu State, Nigeria.
19 thoughts on “Poem: The Architect by Apam Chijindu”
I love the poem?
At a time like this……
?? ? WOW
Nice write up
Nice one from Apam Chijindu, I love what I saw
I love the poem
More grace ❤️❤️
This is precise, insightful
Good one bro
Read it word for word
More grace for Excellence brother……
Nice piece of work
Nice work ??
Obviously one of the best poems I’ve read so far
Ure really a gifted poet… Nice work ? ?