Mind over MatterYou cannot look upon yourselfMind over Matter4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Your only true mirror your mind
Your warped, tormented, unforgiving mind
Whose goal is to create, and to destroy
It shatters itself, a delicate, fragile mirror with which you see yourself
Your brilliant mind encased in this delicate body
A flawless design
Which is disappearing from the inside out
It consumes itself
Your mind devours its shell
and unleashes itself upon the world, only to be judged
Your delicate matter destroyed by a thought
Created by your mind
Mind has triumphed
The mirror's shard reveals only a portion of the reflection.
Growing VioletteLettie was nervous as she dressed. It was the first time she'd seen Kurt since the shrinking incident, and she wasn't sure how this was going to go. Still, he'd called her and invited her to come over to his house. That was a good sign.Growing Violette4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
In fact, Lettie had been in contact with virtually no one from her school while she was being home-schooled. The home-schooling was a functional necessity because of the shrinking incident. The only people she'd seen regularly had been her best friend, Cat, and her brother, Ty.
Mom checked in. "Oversized clothes? Really?" she said. "I'd have thought you'd go the other way, under the circumstances. I mean, the brown sweater and off-white skirt are nice, but so big."
"It's a cool day, and I've got some clothes to deal with any shrinkage stashed underneath these things, Mom," Lettie said. It suddenly struck her as odd how casually she said that. &