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The Old Man in the Mirror

Submission for Full Moon Challenge

By ElsaPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
The Old Man in the Mirror
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

You’re here again I see.

I’ve met you in my slumber many times before.

The medicine cabinet mirror holds you, saves me from you.

Who are you? The words swirl in my head. My mouth like cotton unable to speak.

Your blank eyes staring through me.

Bald head

Blank eyes

Beaded vest

The bathroom caves around me. My alarm ringing in the distance.

Who are you!?!

Bald head

Blank eyes

Beaded vest

Slowly lifting your gaze to mine

You smile so sinister and slimy

I wake

surreal poetry

About the Creator


Teacher, traveler, fur baby mom, reader, and writer. I enjoy writing historical fiction stories, fiction, poetry, true crime, and nonfiction.

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