Self-Portrait #2



The mole

is gone!


The left

eye no longer

carries a pea

sized weight

of obstruction.


When the stitches

disolve, I will

be beautiful,

which will be

a miracle

since I was just

okay looking

before the surgery.


So, rejoice. I can 

see the world

again clearly. Well

maybe not clearly,

just the stuff

that I encounter

in it.







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before creating beauty

every poet must have clear vision ;)

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I Read More Now

I missed being able to see clearly for hours. Feels like home!  -  A



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I see a nice twist glad to

I see a nice twist glad to hear of obstacles overcome it makes for good comedy :) 

Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

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poet traumatic self demolement - laughter is pretty okay medicine, SS. - allets



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Imperfections are the things

Imperfections are the things people like about you, but self-confidence is more important. Great poem, I liked its heartfelt feel! :)

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The swelling is history

Now? Black & blue. Behold her. Beauty is in the eye. :D 



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But sometimes imperfections –

But sometimes imperfections – create their own beauty. Either way, we have many reasons to rejoice.

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In A Perfect World


Beauty winks

and blinks

the vision thinks

lids now fall

like the sun sinks.


Can read again! Yes!