Here’s my twisted enactment.
It’s 6am and the bathroom light is turned on.
Reflection: Bright light, bright light! it mimics in a
Me: Give me a break. ‘Gremlins” is so 80’s.
Reflection: Tell that to the leather jacket with fringe, you
still have hanging in your closet, Bon Jovi Wannabe.
Me: I keep it for sentimental value.
Reflection: Oh, to remind you of those ‘heavy metal’ days
when you’d wake up screaming “Who are all you people, and why am I naked?”
Me: No, silly…not those memories.
Reflection: Whatcha doing?
Me: Trying to take a leak…do you mind?
Reflection: Put on a few pounds have we? I’m surprised you
can still see your…
Me: Bugger off! Whatever happened to positive
Reflection: Oh, you wanna do your affirmations? Goody,
goody. Lay it on me, brother.
I clear my throat and stare at the bathroom mirror.
Me: I am successful. I love. I am loved. I…
Me: Knock it off!
Me: Okay, smarty pants. How about you throw some at me.
Reflection: You are so hot. I’m totally wanting you right
Me: Now you’re grossing me out.
Reflection: ooh, yah. Touch my nipple,
Me: Shut up!
Bathroom light is turned off.
Reflection: Call me!