The Creature in the Mirror


United States
38° 2' 5.6508" N, 122° 1' 36.9048" W

As he looks into the mirror, he sees a stranger with sharp eyes glaring
Who is this thing looking back at him?
Thick, dark brows furrow and small beady eyes look smaller
Who is this creature staring?

High cheekbones sweep back and up
The creature has an angular and inhuman look
Small, red lips purse in agitation and a hand wipes away the perspiration
Opening his mouth wide, he lets out a tune from deep within his lungs
And it is stale.

This is a strange and worrisome creature indeed
Who is this character?
Whoever he is, he wants out, he wants to scream, he wants to know
He wants to see himself in the mirror, instead of this stranger peering back at him.



I love how you described this persons desires or possible other self coming out and trying to emerge. keep writing, you tell a wonderful story!!

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