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hair [poem]

I cut my own hair for the first time today
and it was exhilarating
you see
girls don’t get to get by in the looks department
so much of what we are is defined by how we look
I’ve long since decided
to embrace short wild hair
chin lifted in defiance
but this was new
this decision to figure out how to
stop paying strangers to trim this
untamed mess of a mane
today
I snipped away at my worry that this
would be an impossible task
a terrible mistake
today
I trusted myself
and made myself beautiful in my own image

Author:

bookdragon, poet, witch

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