You avoid it until you can’t

then you speak it the best you can

then you say I’m sorry

then you go look

for the first time

straight in the mirror.

Do not linger there.

You will not get any prettier.

Go tidy up the kitchen

and bake bread for a neighbor.

Then turn up the music

and dance.

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