Descriptive Essay

Topics: Emotion, Brown hair, Love Pages: 3 (883 words) Published: April 7, 2012
Man in the Mirror

The mirror is an ever-changing piece of art. It sees all emotions and watches unconditionally with no cause or concern for its reflection. You can only see the present state of objects; it does not record the past or predict the future. We watch ourselves grow through mirrors throughout our life watching our bodies change shape and seeing all of our emotions. Some of us even practice in front of mirrors to enhance our talents such as singers and dancers. I have chosen Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” for a representation of my life. To quote Gandhi “Be the change you wish to see in the world”, I believe you should be able to see the change you wish to be and with a mirror you can watch the transformation.

The song represents a personal change to make you a more kind and caring by seeking out those in need and helping them unconditionally with love. The past couple of years I have been constantly trying to better myself on so many levels I have yet to accomplish but one. To become more healthy and fit has failed as I drive through those golden arches to receive a bag full of unhealthy, yet tasty treats. The Fish Filet sandwich with its tender flaky crust in between two tasty sandwich buns and a thick layer of delicious tartar sauce, and not to mention the ice cold Coke and over salted French fries. The gym membership I purchased last September which was the only time I went to check the place out has an indoor swimming pool, rows of treadmills and elliptical, and a huge weightlifting room have left me feeling a bit like a marshmallow and waddling like a penguin when I walk. I have wanted to become an avid reader so I can learn to become a greater writer by reading the works of the greats before but all I have is no time and a shelf full of books. Those are the main failures I will take claim to.

Those things relate to song the song because it all starts with the man in the mirror, but I have started to make changes to help other...
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