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Smothered beauty

I haven’t seen my bare face in ages
I haven’t looked at body in years
I haven’t walked outside not dressed to the nines
I haven’t been alone with my thoughts for ages
But I’m okay
My waist is finally size eight, my breasts surgey was great
I can finally posts pictures online
I know I spend a lot on make-up but who isn’t these days?
I’m always invited to party with popular guys
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Bitter past

Yesterday I sat on the verandah
A sunny day, carefree,
Ready for a new day, safe behind the walls of the house my father build
Today, I sit confined in strange walls,
The stench of sweat permiates the room
The booming voices of angry men, gunshots popping metres from me
My heart beats so fast, my shaking hands wrapped over my immobile legs
Footsteps walk to the small bed I was thrown on last night
The night and past few hours a blur
I hear screams, more girls are being hurled in
The thin sheet of sweat that has covered my skin from the moment they broke through our home a speck of reality
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Ever elusive

Isn’t life fickle
You get
You lose
You find something so dear
But a hand awaits to squander
My beloved life
Why are you like the tide
Why do you love me now and leave soon
Why ever are you so elusive
How do you open your arms with so much to give but with the reaper hiding behing you?