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  • Writer's pictureKyx

looks matter



pretty boys with curled hair

easily charm and ensnare

call me shallow but i agree;

looks indeed matter to me


how he looks in the mirror

his foresight: crystal clear

carefully dresses for work

ironing out every quirk


how he looks at the world

shedding tears for a little girl

who cannot afford basic health;

raging at billionaires’ endless wealth


how he ends up looking at me

though we may both be angry

softness in his gaze will return

gives me the love for which i yearn



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