Resemblance: Super Short Story #477


Super Short Story #477: Resemblance

She firmly claimed that
she saw a worm
that looked like an alien –
though she has never seen an alien before.

What she saw merely resembled an alien
she saw in a movie,
made by those who have never seen an alien either.

He adamantly asserted that
what he saw
that looked more like a ghost –
though he has never seen an a ghost before.

What he saw merely resembled a ghost
he saw in a movie,
made by those who have never seen a ghost either.