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For the visually challenged reader, this image shows a person wearing a paper-bag over their head. Words ” Photo shop” are written by hand on the bag
They say the camera never lies,
I shield myself, protect my eyes,
Hide behind this paper mask,
Why is that? I hear you ask.
It all started long ago,
Young as I was, I didn’t know,
Never pretty, always plain,
Dreams and wishes, denied again:
People pointed, joked and stared,
I retreated, alone and scared,
Lacking stature, style and grace,
I felt the need to hide my face.
Photoshop me as you will,
Laugh if you like, have your fill,
Add to my pain, you cannot see
If I can’t see you, you won’t see me.