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  • every day, a similar struggle.
    i can't see what i look like
    can't know what i look like
    can't get that confirmation, that assurance
    that take-it-to-the-bank-for-the-last-time knowledge
    that i am
    ok/allowed to be seen/beautiful.

    nothing seems as important
    nothing seems more elusive

    if i got it, if i could take it to the bank
    if i could see myself and know
    what would it be worth?
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