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Dare I say, the best poem yet?

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

beautiful jessica. also the other people in the comment section always make me feel less alone.

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Is this accidental... ? Alien-themed beauty roll-outs when the beauty industry makes us all feel so... alienated? In rejecting our humanity and becoming ever more 'perfect' we only get more lonely.

I've also observed, coincidentally, that most fillers/ lifts, etc make people look like... fucking aliens.

Beautifully done ๐Ÿงก

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Wow. This poem took my breath away. Thanks for sharing and siiiiiiiigh.

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Love this. There must be an xfiles episode related to this haha!

Could you please do a story on how all the toxic chemicals in east palestine are used for beauty products.....

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Scully you're not gonna believe this

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Reminds me of a poem I wrote after flicking through a magazine one day, taking note of the headlines on the front page:

Younger and

Longer and

Beautiful and

Perfect and

Absolute and

Perfect and

Perfect andโ€ฆ

Itโ€™s just one page

In a magazine.

Just one page.

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This was incredible

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Spectacular space-craftsmanship

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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I love the poems- the phrases on their own, without the usual beauty lingo fodder propping them up really make you realize how weird it all is.

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Genius! Brilliant! Thank you.

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Scorched ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Chillingly good and terrifying.

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Feb 21Liked by Jessica DeFino

Outstanding

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Looking at the skins advertisement, I like how even aliens will be subjected to beauty standards. โ€œFeminineโ€ aliens must have plump lips, eyelashes, and often have thin features. Instagram face has permeated everything, even aliens.

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