Take That, You!

Roaring Laughter

What was the last thing that gave you a real, authentic, tearful, hearty belly laugh? Why was it so funny?

costume girl

I want to be delicate

I want to be fair

I want to be white

and have golden hair.


So I primp and diet

pray and swear


all the Gods and Devils

Let me be her!

My prayers go


lost in a void


I’ve yet to meet that

fair, delicate,  golden-haired girl.


I went to the mirror

last Saturday morn

and as I opened my eyes

I saw

A dark skinned woman

with strong sturdy arms

her shoulders are broad

her eyes are black storms


She looked back at me

with a smirk and snarl

she was laughing from her gut

from the depths of her soul


I could not force her to be




Golden Haired Girl


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