Hollywood Hills

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Replacement.

She had to have the silicone replaced. Like rotating tires or changing the air filter, replacing the light bulbs, tacking in the turf lawn.

Found Object Collage





Plastique.

The plastique, if stretched too tightly, will show others, will show you, for who you are—insecure, the one that had to manipulate yourself in order to be beautiful. Don’t pull too tightly or they will call you grotesque. Pull just enough so you aren’t who you were before. Pull just enough so they will call you beautiful. Pull enough so you may desire and be desired. The exterior view, the landscape, the gestalt, needs to be manicured, kept together, framed just as they said it should be, a perfect balance of pesticides and plastic.

Jeanine Mingé / jeanine.minge@gmail.com / Author  Amber Lynn Zimmerman / alzimmer@waterloo.edu / Author     Phillip Vannini / phillip.vannini@royalroads.ca / Series Editor   © All Rights Reserved