My contribution to the Weekly Prompt. Check out more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2021/03/27/weekly-prompts-weekend-challenge-frightful/


Some days a look in the mirror at 6 a.m. 

Is the most frightful thing I can tolerate. 

Hair sticking out.

Mouth dry and smelly.

Wrinkles exposed.

Eyelids heavy.  

A perfect picture of reality staring right at me.

But wait, it’s not me I’m seeing,

It’s my Mother! 

God, reality sucks.

8 thoughts on “Frightful

  1. Haha. Oh, I love this, I remember once saying something to one of my girls “Oh no I think I’m turning into my mother!” The reply was simply “You did that a long time ago!”

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