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Day 233: Why am I afraid to Own my Face?

Why am I afraid to own my face
To own the scars
To see the full image
Instead of presenting glimpses
Of eyes
Lips
Ears
Hands
As if the absence of
The whole
Will make the sums
Greater
As if a part of me
Is all of me.

© Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

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Attempting to discover more about myself and the world

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