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Rated: ASR · Poetry · Personal · #967833
A double (word) Tetractys about the likeness in a mirror.
Mirror
of me:
Tree limbed. Lanky.
A puppet-jointed person
with hands and feet on hinges, angled awkwardly. And me:
dressed up every single day for Halloween, as Mrs. Bones.
Me, and me again:
Meekly brittle. Small.
An unsightly
uncertainty.
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