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A Few Words About Vanity

Ageing, sooner or later betrays us and vanity, supposedly, saves us. Men, less so, but women especially, fall prey to its superficiality with measures used no better than the least skilled mortician, and the end results are about as good as any corpse laid out. It’s all but impossible to restore what we once looked like before. Avoid all surgical “improvements” or so-called “enhancements.” Avoid a facial reconstructionist if your surgeon was a taxidermist. (Many a lady’s face has been lost beneath an avalanche and at great cost. Accept aging as normal and inevitable, look like you’re old, not like hell.

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Date: 3/20/2020 3:52:00 PM
I don't know, look at Jerry Jones...
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Date: 3/20/2020 3:00:00 PM
Yes, I agree. If it takes botox to make someone feel good about them self, perhaps they should rethink their priorities. Superficial people attract superficial friends. No thanks! Love this poem, Maurice. Hope you and Bonzo are well:)
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Date: 3/20/2020 12:38:00 PM
well, sometimes looking old feels like hell, maurice! i won't resort to any surgical assistance, although i do admit to some hair color and a bit of make-up. it is scary when you see what face-lifts do to some people...
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