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Mirrors – By Aoife Aged 16

Each time I look into a mirror,
I see a face look back at me.
Sometimes it’s the face of a girl,
And sometimes it’s a boy. Each face shows its sadness,
Each one shows its pain.
Both of them have their sorrow,
But one has room for Joy. I know some day that I must choose a face,
And live with it forever more.
But which one can joy live in?
Which one can I scorn?.