I and I Alone


I'd change my face

The large pores, the dimpled chin

Sharpen the roundness, put teeth in a brace

I'd trim my stomach, tighten my skin

Have a cuter butt yet somehow be slim

Grow a few inches, lengthen my hair

Brighten my eyes, make their shadows less grim

Then I'd erase my feelings, leave not a care

Relase the pain

Bid farewell to love

Is happiness worth the gain

If I'll soon again be glum?

Perhaps that's not all

I could be all wrong

I don't need to be a perfect doll

Or fear my moods, however long

I'd change my eyes, not the color, but how they see

The strange beauty I have yet to accept is just me


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