everythingbagel (the cliffhanger goddess)

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|est. nov. 22nd, 2020|
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Leo

Hispanic and White
~fellow Latino/a/xs, unite~

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my friend isa wants to break down so she can build herself up again

November 25, 2020

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my friend isa wants to peer at herself
   
         in the fingerprint smudged mirror

above her bathroom sink, 

and dip her fingertips into her reflection
   
      and with hands pulled by crimson-spotted ribbons
  

she would make her lashes longer,
      
ringing her eyes so that boys would 
     
        be forced to drown themselves

into twin pools of brown, married nicely 

with slivers of chestnut and dots of
   
   gold. 


she would even out her lips

    so that they would be 

perfect pinkened hills 

  that just covered scantily clad 

rows of pearly whites. 

  my friend isa wishes she would be consumed
   
 by her fears, which pull at her with their
    sticky hands

so that she could fight back 

pride oozing from between her knuckles. 

   she knows its twisted

but she would do anything

   anything at all,

to meet the standards she

holds on a liquidified 
    
pedestal.
 
based on poetri's prompt.

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7 Comments
  • sci-Fi

    ....woah....
    i have no words.


    10 months ago
  • BlueWolf (Semi Hiatus)

    Just wow!!! I love this!


    10 months ago
  • Starlitskies

    Wow this is simply beautiful! I love the imagery you use! <3
    Re: Thank you so much for your comments. Talk about pulling a reverse card on a reverse card, (haha hope this makes sense) I'm gonna follow you back. :)


    10 months ago
  • AJ - Izzy

    This is stunning, I tell you, STUNNING. I did a double take at first because Isa is very very familiar to me (I've been called Isa most of my life:) and reading this... wow, I feel this so strongly, and it's beautifully written. <3


    10 months ago
  • don't you see the starlight (#TS)

    wow. one of the most honest and pure takes on that prompt, i think.


    10 months ago
  • pyrrhic

    beautiful


    10 months ago
  • Hayley Jade

    i have no words for this- this is absolutely amazing. i love love love this.


    10 months ago