The transformation of herself begins
With the questioning of what she sees.
She don’t always know
Who she is.
What she is.
Why she is.
Spinning out of control quickly. Easily
Shuddering at the view of her naked face.
The make up covers the imperfections but
Adds to what has built up over time.
Routines become tedious and boring but the
Result makes it worth the effort.
So close to breaking but it’s only
Morning. She has to wait until she’s
Alone with no one to see her at her worst.
Striving to appear as if she’s not trying but
That’s impossible to hide, as no one looks like that
Naturally she’s not happy even with the results.
Primer. Foundation. Eye shadow. Eyeliner. Mascara.
All make her what she’s not –