Skin Deep in the New World

First day back at school

there’s a girl with long blonde braids in yellow buckskin.

A boy with a frosted Mohawk smoking a cigarette.

 

Driving by, I vaguely recall

the need to be cool or invisible.

Anything but noticed for the wrong reasons.

 

 

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