Fix a dated kitchen with new cupboard doors
Place a new rug over scratched wooden floors
Mask a tear-stained face with a freshly-bleached smile
Hide internal scars with Instagram style.
But you can’t:
Eliminate flaws from a dream you were sold
Brush Tippex over lies that were told
Use Botox on lines etched deep in the heart
Or trick the present into erasing the past.
©2017 Seetha Dodd