becoming the woman God needs me to be
Everyone wants to be a super model
Orchestrated poses, scarves in the wind
standing in dangerous places so the wind blows our hair
Retakes and retakes and retakes by husbands
and boyfriends also trying to hold our purse
Filters and photoshop for contrast
and the elimination
we wish we didn’t see
Trying to recreate beauty.
Trying to be beauty.
In a photograph.
But what if we tried to recreate…
What if we tried to be…
In a photograph?
How would you pose
For a beautiful heart
For the appearance
I want to