She believes she can wash away a bad day with a long shower.
Scolding her skin with burning hot water.
Hoping the mistakes will melt away.
Exfoliating the embarrassment off with a heavy hand.
Watching as the suds and shame disappear down the drain.
A new layer of skin is revealed that knows nothing of the previous day.
An inexhaustible number of fresh starts,
waiting just beyond her shower curtain.