Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Beauty Is Sold by Jasen Sousa

Beauty Is Sold


With at least ten years of abuse under
her belt, I don’t know if her mind will ever
be hers again.  She fights to regain all
that she ran away from, she wants to be
that little girl she never came to
appreciate.  I knew that little girl,
and I do not recognize this woman
whose beauty is now sold in a dope sack,
squeezed into a syringe, and shot into

abandoned veins tagged with drug dealer’s names.




First Published
in
Somewhere Lost

Copyright © 2011 by Jasen Sousa

Copyright © All Rights Reserved by J-Rock Publishing

Library of Congress
Cataloging in Publication Data
ISBN  978-0-9714926-7-7

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