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Little Things

My husband makes me feel pretty
on days when my mirror 
is least complimentary,

he says, "My, 
you look winsome today"
and I can't help but wonder
if all along
I've been hiding these pesky insecurities
on my face,
and he forged this lovely notion
on my behalf;
or I really am pretty,
in spite of imperfection

either way, it must be love,
right? 

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  1. Date: 4/18/2011 10:01:00 AM
    I like your style, this was a fine poem.