Accept What Your

Mirror Reveals

It only takes one mistake

To destroy a happy life

Lust often causes heartbreak

Loss of a husband or wife.

Surrendering to temptations

Can be resisted if you'll try

But if you're weak and give in

Sometimes you'll regret it until you die.

Eventually as you grow older

Age wrinkles will begin to appear

Accept what your mirror reveals

Of you and the one you hold dear.

Growing older can be beautiful

If you'll accept what you see

But if you succumb to temptations

You'll be engulfed in a life of misery.

Ralph L. Clark © 2001

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