Tell me mirror on the wall,

was it wise to tell him all?

He said that I could lean on him,

but with this betrayal, my light is dim.


He’d known my sunnier disposition;

he said my angst was no imposition.

Cautioned never to go against my mind,

I let down my guard; he seemed so kind.


And now my name is in the gossip pages.

Sadly, now featured on all life’s stages.

Must opening up have such consequences?

And result in me now mending fences?


Unburdening my thoughts was cool,

Although I said some things most cruel.

Yet, for all of that, I’ve never lied,

Just given the perspective from my side.


They’re labelled, “Scoops!”

And shown and told,

And now the paparazzi

Has got quite bold!


Camping out on my lawn in masses

Spying through my bathroom’s glasses!

Leaving no stone unturned

To get me and my story learned.


Who said this is a victimless crime

Who said we should not waste our time.

Reading the details of my life,

Has been the sustenance of many a housewife!

About Gabrielle Burns

I am a Jamaican at play here in this vast playground in cyberspace....Yes, at times I do like to live dangerously, but I AM also working hard at becoming more interesting by the day... :)
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