The Secret Self

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While still a child
she learned to tuck it away
slip it out of sight
wear out in public
only her more vanilla self
the one with the smiling mouth
if not eyes

@Julie Ayers, May 2011

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About Julie Ayers

Seasoned apocaloptimist, keen admirer of well-placed words, fierce mama bear of extra special children, black belt hugger, and advocate for a fashion rebellion which elevates the most human of hearts to socially acceptable outerwear.

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