Suitable for the following:
- You have one of those faces – not pale enough to be china-doll memorable, but not dark enough to cause clicking tongues in your unwelcoming town.
- Your features are placed just where they should be, like a child’s drawing of a face.
- Your hair offers nothing more than a frame around your regularity.
- Colleagues’ lips mumble and trip as they try to recall your name.
- This disinterest is more painful than the smash of a fist.
- A large glass bowl which echoes light from each brutal angle.
Instructions for use:
- Trickle the liquid into the bowl, allowing it to sing. (Please note, the smell is both horrific and intoxicating).
- Tie your tired hair at the nape of your neck.
- If the answer to the following question is yes, then lower the face you were born with into the bowl.
Is this product right for me?
- Would it be better to be seen for your ugliness than be ignored for your ordinariness?
Stephanie Hutton is a writer and clinical psychologist in Staffordshire, UK. She has published flash fiction, short stories and poetry online and in print. Find her at stephaniehutton.com
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