Broken Mirror by Alyssa Trivett

Broken mirror shards
puzzle-pieced across the
disinfectant speckled floor,
lighter fluid smells
haunting up the hall.
Run phrases over your eyelids,
like hell,
as you jump through hoops of fire.
Only to continue on.

Alyssa Trivett
Alyssa Trivett is a wandering soul from the Midwest. When not working two jobs, she listens to music and scrawls lines on the back of gas station receipts. Her work has appeared in Scapegoat Review, Peeking Cat, on VerseWrights.com, Walking Is Still Honest Press online, and Duane’s PoeTree site.
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