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The man in the mirror.

              Janet hummed a tune as she applied her make-up.  She pouted sexily at the mirror, enticing the imaginary Adonis with a naughty wink of her mascaraed eye.
      "Would this do the trick tonight?" she asked him huskily, curling  her cherry-red lips in a seductive smile.
      A  cool breeze blew the lace curtain and jingled the chimes distracting Janet for a moment; it sure was a romantic night! 
    "Wish I meet him at least tonight", she sighed.

     "You most definitely will, my darling!" his voice resonated the room.

      Her lipstick dropped to the floor and she stood rooted to the spot. 

Word Count: 100 words. 




  1. This was nicely done, Shilpa. I could feel the chill as I read the last line :-)

  2. If only it were that easy, but I've tried this very thing with no luck at all. A very clearly drawn scene--with just the right amount of wistfulness.

  3. My goodness -- scared the poor girl half out of her mind! :)

  4. I already have my Adonis, Shilpa, and we picked out the mirror together. :-) I'm sure there are many women who've wished this very thing while in front of a mirror.


    1. Hey, Janet! Thanks for visiting! Yes, there sure are many who wish for it while in front of the mirror.

  5. i expected a surprise ending and still was surprised by it. well done.

  6. Dear Shilpa,

    I wonder if she'll wish she'd been careful what she wished for. Nice one.



  7. Shilpa, Good story with just the right touch of humor. I agree that she should be careful what she wishes for. Well written. : ) ---Susan

  8. Dear Shilpa, I hope he is not a demon from the dark side. She is so hopeful and sounds like a good girl. Great horror story!
    Nan :)


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