Never Pretty

I've never been pretty.

Too chubby, too fond of curse words, large shoulders and back fat,
 
Yet I may have something.
 
Maybe it's my voice, the melodic way it can reach the highest notes.
Maybe it's my eyes; one blue, one green.
Maybe it's my skin - stark white but smooth, clear. 
 
I am the moon, Artemis.
I am Bastet, nimble and sleek.
I am Erato, lithe and beautiful.
 
I am beautiful.
 
I have never been pretty.
 

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