I Am Beautiful, I Was

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I Am Beautiful, I Was
by Vicki

I am beautiful.
Once I was afraid to be beautiful.

My eyes are beautiful like lights that illuminate a garden at night.
Once I was afraid to see a shadow floating past my door.

My hair is beautiful like a dancing halo.
My neck is beautiful like a marble statue.
My lips are beautiful like the kisses they offer.
Once I was afraid of sleep and cruel dreams.

My heart is beautiful like a French pastry.
Once I was afraid to feel life’s sweetness.

I am beautiful.
I was afraid to be beautiful.
I am beautiful.
I was.

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I Am Beautiful, I Was



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