Phantoms

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Images born
On wings of hope: May there be beauty!
Some find their mark bringing both joy and relief.
While others, finding their mark still, cause anguish, dismay: Please. No….
The truth hurts. Seeing it squarely in front of you, yes.
But being made aware that these images of light match – with such painful certainty
That what was painted
Sometimes, it’s more than I can bear.

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    • My entire life I’ve hated having my picture taken for just this reason. In recent years, not so much; however just a couple of weeks ago, another painful reminder – compounded further by comments on how ‘beautiful’ the other gal was in the photo with me.

      The impetus for this post…

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