Shattered Bathroom Mirror

Photo by Thomas Dumortier on Unsplash

Dust collected over the mirror, glossing over in the sun. Jewel put his head down in the sink, washing the tap water over his straight matte black hair. The mirror was cracked in multiple spots, one love-tap away from shattering. His back was bruised and battered. “Jewel, what the fuck do you think you’re doing in there?” his step-father Kelly called out, banging on the chipped wooden door. Jewel looked up at himself in the reflection. He…

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Writer & Essayist out of the Bay Area, CA.

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