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In the Mirror

March 10, 2012
By LatinNerd GOLD, San Jose, California
LatinNerd GOLD, San Jose, California
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The girl clamps the stray hairs down.
A wall of platinum blond surrounds her head,
with only the roots black.

They’re all so happy. They’ll be happy with her, too.
She tries to smile at the mirror.

Her skin is so pale, a few more sunless days and it will be almost colorless,

The author's comments:
I know a girl who was Pakistani one day. Two weeks later, she was white.

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