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It’s hard enough
to love her skin on good days,
feeding encouragement
to wide eyed strangers
as if to fill the emptiness
in her own gut;
she lives on a diet of sad stories &
starving lips.

[Sometimes,
you must shed your own skin
to save it.]

-dp
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roztargniona Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
'she lives on a diet of sad stories &
starving lips.'

perfect. I love this one. can totally relate.
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
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IsleintheSkye Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Student Writer
National...Poetry Writing Month? Cool!
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Yep! :)
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FoxofEbony Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
Beautiful :D such a brilliant ending
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:icondearpoetry:
DearPoetry Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
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FoxofEbony Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
You're welcome :D
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oviedomedina Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
Excellent!
(And now you left us all jealous of reptiles. Damn. :lol:)
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
;)
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lupus-astra Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Well dang.

I suppose I'd best begin taking shedding lessons from snakes.
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
lol!
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Ricardo-Orozco Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
how could you forget this :O!
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I was tired and only posted it on my tumblr. Opps. lol
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MissTsukii Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so deep! love it! <3
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DearPoetry Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you. :)
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