The Mirror

Containing myself,

I rest my hands

upon the basin’s rim

– where yesterday you shaved, as usual.

Calming my breath,

a slow exhalation revealing a ghost of your wrath:

     I’m OUT OF HERE!


Response to Trifextra Challenge: Trifextra: Week Fifty-Nine

This weekend we’re asking for exactly 33 words inspired by the following photo.

Photo credit: Bérenger ZYLA / / CC BY-NC-ND

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  1. March 17, 2013

    Oh that’s clever! I like this a lot (:

    • March 17, 2013

      Thank you!

  2. March 17, 2013

    I really like this! Very creative take on the prompt. Love the line “the ghost of your wrath” – beautiful!

  3. March 17, 2013

    I’m loving this unique interpretation of the prompt!
    “Ghost of you wrath” — gorgeous phrase.

    • March 17, 2013

      Thank you – that started out as “Wraith of your anger” but I think the final form is better.

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