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Sunday, 10 May 2020

Conceit by Elizabeth Ruiz

I looked in the mirror.
Handsome is as handsome does , I thought.
So I decided to do something handsome
Because actions speak louder than words.

After acting handsome ,
I looked in the mirror again.
Beauty is only skin deep. I thought ,
I must have thick skin.

From: McCloskey, Mary Lou and Stack, Lydia (eds.), Voices in Literature, Book 2, 1995, Heinle & Heinle: Boston, p. 197.

Date: 19??

By: Elizabeth Ruiz (19??- )