Let It Fall

bare

Lay them down, let them slip

From bone-white anxious fingertips –

These pseudo-hues, these not-true-yous,

The ways in which you daily choose

To dress your soul in binary,

Faux your skin in finery;

When fiction’s tarnish falls away,

When forgery is let decay,

Your backbone rises plumb-line strong,

Authentic in its truest song.

So let it fall, remove that shell –

You’re beautiful au naturel.

 

 

 

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7 comments on “Let It Fall

  1. Debbie says:

    Wonderful, Melody!

  2. I love this, Melody.
    Thanksgiving Blessings ~ Wendy

  3. Wonderful poem Melody. a bare tree like that says a lot.

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