Whenever her roots begin to show,

she heads to the salon for a second skin.

‘How long will this veneer hold?’

she asks her sparkling reflection,

taking care not to scratch

the surface.

12 comments on “Surface

  1. Heidi Viars says:

    I’d say no more coating of the harsh realities πŸ™‚

  2. Eric says:

    Wonderful themes in your latest shared works, Melody! Although her roots are a lot darker than mine! πŸ˜‰

  3. jaels says:

    Thinking about veneers currently…

  4. RoSy says:

    Winter seems to have gone Hollywood I see… πŸ˜†

  5. Pam says:

    love the metaphor of veneer and scratches – it works so well!

  6. ljlenehan says:

    It’s true – women are expected to stay permanently young – I love the cometary…

    • melodylowes says:

      Thank you! The expectations women labour under are unrealistic – it’s time to not buckle to the pressure, but to feed and beautify our insides as well as our outsides!!

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