Girls Made of Snow and Glass

Prompt: Write something inspired by the title of a book you’ve never read.

Book: Girls Made of Snow and Glass – Melissa Bashardoust


We were silver and gold, trembling
but not shivering, glistening,
but not glimmering, we were like
stars. We tore ourselves apart,
like broken mirrors, distorting
our reflections, who were we
then? Like stars, distant but
dead. Like snowfalls, endless but
empty. Like iridescent glass,
beautiful but deadly. Such
madness, such simplicity,
such chaos, such divinity,
tell me if you’ll save me or
don’t. I’ll die either way, but
I’m not made of glass. I’m
not made of snow. I’ve 
played with fire, and 
last I checked, snow 
doesn’t burn. Glass 
doesn’t have a heart
to break. Snow and glass
cannot hurt. So tell me,
will you save me? Don’t
let me die alone.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

Create your website at WordPress.com
Get started
%d bloggers like this: