Poetry – Today I Shaved My Hair Off

Today I Shaved My Hair OffAnnaLarner

Today I shaved my hair off
To see me, to know me, to own me, to free me.
To be me.

Today I shaved my hair off
To breathe, to seethe fermenting the fuck you I should have said long ago
To every fucker who kept me small. And fuck me for letting you all.

Today I shaved my hair off
Is this what confidence is? Is self-esteem the glance you give that says get your hands off my soul.
The tone of voice that holds steady and loud and clear, I’m speaking now you’ll damn well hear.

Today I shaved my hair off
You see me now don’t you? You hear me now don’t you?
You’ll feel me now won’t you?

Today I shaved my hair off – you might want to, too.

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