2019 #MeToo Essay 2nd Prize Winner: A Face in the Mirror by Sue Gano
In his place is a little girl with ragged clothes and a dirty face. She has my blue eyes and a cowlick that sits above the peak of her forehead. It has been a long time since she has appeared in the mirror. She is massaging her lips, a look of panic on her face. I know what she is thinking. ‘Is it safe to come out? Is he gone? Is it ever going to be okay?’
Sue Gano