I am a shadow of myself, you can see it in my expressions, my eyes, my hunched back. Something dreadful happened to me and I cannot talk about it. But I yearn for the day, when someone I can trust, I can let in. Until that day comes, I am forever a locked box. This image of me is in the mirror each time I look. I am but a single ghost of who I was. But I want YOU to unlock what is inside me. Please reach me, I AM in here, just find me would you, I am begging you, pleading with you. Find me and stay. Here, I give you my key. Just unlock me. Because I know, I know I can trust You. So take me in your arms and tell me that everything is going to be okay. And soon, I will tell you my story.
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Prompt – VisDare 55: Protective by Angela Goff. 150 word writing challenge.
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