Pulchritude

Location

Leto High School
4409 W Sligh Ave Tampa, FL 33614
United States
28° 0' 43.632" N, 82° 31' 8.994" W

When one looks into the mirror, they find

Satisfaction, security. I saw

Disappointment, disgust, all of my flaws.

Muddy-colored hair that’s never defined,

Irises lifeless, never do they shine,

Round-shaped face and acne scars. When I draw

Myself, I use plump lips and distinct jaw

Lines with pearly whites evenly aligned.

 

I rose one day, my happiness profound,

Epiphany! Negativity erodes.

Such a magical moment, clarity.

A spotlight only I can see surrounds.

I looked to the glass, my reflection glowed;

It was then that I found beauty in me.

This poem is about: 
Me
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