Tick Tock

My mirror lies constantly;
who’s that lady reflected?
That’s not me!
With the gray strands
and the oval face
more my mom’s than mine.
Yes, my mirror lies
for in amber light,
I see the me I remember.

 

Posted for and very loosely inspired by the Daily Prompt: The Clothes (May) Make the (Wo)man
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