Praise Beauty


I chose to be

in this world of dark and light.

I put on a mask for the bee,

for a future that is bright


This is no natural beauty.

It takes work.

It is my personal duty

to not look like a member of the cirque.


 I follow your words

for they are my guide.

They sing like the birds,

which lead me to be the bride.


On the streets,

I see their eyes

that my body meets.

They put me up so high.




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