This week’s prompts for the Shapeshifting 13 writing challenge are, troll, sea floor, and mirror.
In exactly 52 words:
Melvin is a merman fraught with angst. His parents’ irresponsible and haphazard interspecies coupling left him with a laundry list of psychological disorders to navigate:
“Mirror, mirror on the sea floor,
what am I really, at my core?
Am I merman, or am I troll—
Is this always, how I must roll?”