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I pray for the strength to keep choosing myself in the morning

MOTHER

MOTHER

Mother rubs her flawless skin, then rubs her big belly. Blessed with a girl child, she whispers. Mother ties the last pink bow on a head of pompoms, seeing herself in the eyes of the girl she birthed. Heart swells with pride. Mother says go play outside,  I have guests, child. Mother says don't be [...]