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Scrubbed Clean

Audrey is a poet, classical singer and voice teacher, recovering attorney and licensed psychotherapist.

by: hotblack

by: hotblack

My #19 for National Poetry Month

each day she looked in the mirror

held it out to see

the front and back of her

the sides she knew less well

each day she washed the parts she could see

touched each with cloth

woven from grace

garnered on street corners

a dollar here and there.

spare change and grace

rattled in her pockets

bumping against each other

as she walked in the rain.

© 2017 Audrey Howitt