The Sidekick

am i a person or a mirror?
reflecting every quiver
and tremor
in your desires and wonts’.

you are yourself around me
and no one else.
is it because i’m a great friend,
or because i have no true self?

Published by Pooja Sathyanarayanan

Pooja Sathyanarayanan (Poo-jah Sath-yah-nah-rah-yah-nun) is a writer, avid reader and graduate of the M.A Positive Developmental Psychology & Evaluation program at Claremont Graduate University. She is constantly seeking opportunities to understand and create content related to the human capacity to flourish and thrive. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking and window shopping at gift stores.

2 thoughts on “The Sidekick

  1. Disturbing and enlightening questions. I’ve often wondered who I am (the proverbial “finding one’s self”) but never thought about how one’s identify can be so bound to another. Not something I’d want really. I really like this.

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