Free Verse


Beware when you call someone ugly.
What you might be seeing is pain.
It’s the pain that’s ugly.
Not the person.
So instead of starting with labels.
Perhaps first see the person.
And then know the person.
So you will know truly what it means
to be that person.
Then something beautiful will happen:
you will find yourself unable
to see ugliness first.
If you’re lucky, you’ll never
see it again.

Hello all. I am a full-time writer who is constantly discovering her voice. I write poetry, personal narratives and short stories. I'm always open to reaching and connecting with new readers, so leave me a comment or question. Let's start a dialogue! Don't forget to follow me here and on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok! (@exisflor is my handle for all three sites)

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