Am I Pretty?

May 5, 2017
By CarlyJ SILVER, Sussex, Wisconsin
CarlyJ SILVER, Sussex, Wisconsin
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Am I pretty?
The fingers slip like velvet around my waist
give me an easy answer, but I ask again anyway.
Am I pretty?
You say yes, but how can you see me with your
eyes closed and your lips against my cheek?
Am I pretty?
Am I pretty?
Words dance around my brain like clumsy olympians,
ice skates scraping against my skull.
Am I pretty?
Am I pretty?
Am I pretty?
You used to think so.

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