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Vanity

I wish my tongue were forged from silver
Or golden-clad like salamander's liver
I wish my muscular structure were solid
Or that my skin was gilded bronze or gold
I yearn for flesh not pallid and green-blue
For a way away from festering toxicity
I wish the world were not material and vain
Moreso I wish that vanity had not rubbed off on me
MJ-SWIM
Written by MJ-SWIM (M.J S.W.I.M)
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