Little Girls Lost

by fyarlgiles

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She is

glitter-coral nail polish

chipping

like the white on an aging picket fence–

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no more lavender ribbons

or dainty satin shoes

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to protect

her virgin skin

from the dirt

of the earth.

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Just the

picked

and peeled remains

of

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what used to be

brand

new

“Little Girl Lost” by Angie Hoover-Hillhouse

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