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It’s human instinct
From the time you
Were born
You had one
Question inside of you
You would do
Or say
Anything
To answer it
Am I pretty?
You asked your daddy
As you swirled around
In your dress up clothes
And your mom
When you tried on her
Makeup
And
Jewelry
Am I pretty mommy?
Then you asked
Your friends
As you tried on
Piles and
Piles
Of clothes at the mall
Trying to find just one
That made you feel good
Pretty
But you could hear it
Over and over
And it never sounded
The same
As it did
The first time from
His lips
As he kissed you and
Said it
Over and over
You’re pretty
You’re beautiful
You’re gorgeous
And for those minutes
You felt like
Maybe it was true
It’s funny
How it was so hard
To believe it
And so easy
For him to
Take it away
As he moved on
To the next girl
And made her feel
Pretty
As her skin
Lit up on
Fire
Underneath his
Finger tips
You’re pretty
You’re pretty
You’re pretty



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. said...
May 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm:
Its soo good! I love the ending. Pretty
 
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LovelyDuckling said...
May 11, 2012 at 1:20 pm:
I really enjoy this article.... especiallly the 'piles and piles of clothes part' would you  mind checking out my article 'those things that never were?
 
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