Ash Wednesday 2

Must I have the mark of weightless ash
upon my brow
to be reminded that
my destiny is dust?

Oh no.
It is not so

For all I have to do to see
that I am decomposing fast
and lack my youth’s solidity
is turn my face
to gaze upon
the image in my looking glass.
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