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A Tale of Two Mirrors

The mirror that hung in the hall
Posed problems, for you and for me.
Although it looked chic on the wall.
On that point we both could agree.

But you said, "This just will not do!
I can't see my nose nor my mouth!
I put this proposal to you:
We move this thing six inches south!"

I looked in the mirror and said,
"I'm sorry, but I don't agree.
I can't see the top of my head!
The mirror needs raising, you see."

These problems were quickly resolved,
With only a soupçon of thought.
Some outlay was clearly involved.
A much LARGER mirror was bought!

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Copyright © Robert Haigh 2018
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