The counsellor kept a flower vase of roses
on a table at the center of the mirror room
all the walls reflected infinite images of the flower vase
He started explaining
How the only vase the mirrors on the four walls
and the brain’s method of ignoring
in an overwhelming visual
I couldn’t focus on him further
The images were turning into
black and white photos of
hundreds of ancestors,
rulers, pages of religious scriptures
laws and rules in palm leaves to paper
and color photos of
the currency, books and awards
in my collection
that were someone else’s sometime
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