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Summer Green

 

I hate my new haircut even though everyone tells me it suits my face

the way my lumpy fringe pokes me in the eyes

and burdens my hairline with deep bumps

but sometimes I catch myself

and I look at me as if I were someone else

in the reflection of a turned off TV 

or Dad’s stereo while I’m changing the tune

and she suits those curly layers

intricately crafted by her cheap conditioner

she looks like she walks places by herself

with her rucksack filled with books and poetry

and herbal tea I haven’t even heard of yet

I only get her in glimpses

my shaggy haired princess

built to be in front of a film camera

and printed to persevere forever.




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