Tuesday, November 24, 2020

I Feel Pretty

 There was a time

when I would spend all day

on a Saturday

getting my hair done.

I remember feeling so pretty afterward.

    

As I have gotten older,

time has gotten more valuable.

I spend about 25 minutes

in the barber's chair.

I leave feeling just as pretty.


6 comments:

  1. You look beautiful! I love your poem. Time really is the most valuable thing we have.

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  2. You are beautiful. Love the poem. It’s wonderful to spend less time grooming. I let my hair go gray a couple years ago and rarely wear makeup.

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  3. Love it! Getting your hair done makes one feel so amazing! YEAH for the small things

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  4. You feel about your haircut decision the way I feel about not covering my grays. I just don't have the time to sit in the salon every few weeks to maintain colored hair. So, I am gray. I'm pretty much okay with it!

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  5. This slice gave me chills. So beautiful and true. It reminds me to be grateful that the way we see ourselves is never really about our hair.

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  6. I love the way that "pretty" changes as we change. I love that as I age I am better able to embrace my own feelings of pretty. This post is a beautiful (pretty?) encapsulation of confidence and self-love.

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