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Combination Poem: A Lady's Psyche, My Silhouette, Make Me By Alexzenia Davis Make me illegal Make me reasonable Make me matter Make me a hurry Make me a figure 8 Make me infinity You wanted to know me I could feel you piercing Devouring my lips with your lens Chillin' in my peripheral Trying to creep into my vision Just searching for my soul Trying to find a way to the whole of me Looking at my demeanor making judgment calls Like, boy, do I look meaner than a bully in class halls But did you ever ask? Did you ever fix your lips to say why? Why do I buy time posing with my hands on my hips? And gazing around as if I don't give a‌ Shift into my scene And see what you see But don't go off of what you've seen And then 20 years later Assume that you'll just open a container Of well-preserved memories I woke up this morning and pulled the cloth from off my hair And I stood there And I looked in the mirror And I heard you saying something in the background And I turned around But I didn't hear it I just smiled I knew you would say something to make me feel this way Feel the way I feel when I Love the way I feel when I Don't want to forget That you want to forever remember my‌ Silhouette I went to bed last night And I didn't care to think about tomorrow Not because I wasn't waiting for it to come But because I knew I didn't have to ask it to Make me necessary Don't make me additional Make me vital Make me medicinal Make me count

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