I close my eyes. The guilt presses against my skull. Blood pounds the base drum in my ears. I try to breathe, but a noise pulls the trigger and rage convulses out of the monster‘s mouth. Their confusion shines through giant brown mirrors that reflect the ugly creature before them.
moments slip away
until the monster
is no longer a giant
and the mirrors reflect
how I want to be
Erased haibun is a form I learned for #NaPoWriMo.
Submitted for this week’s open link night over at dVerse.