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“Sexy” Is a Lie

I’m tired of playing this game

Copyright Yael Wolfe

Look at this photograph. Yes, this is me. This photo is unfiltered, though I did adjust the color a tad. Other than that, it is the real me.

And yet…it is not. This is not real.

It’s just a pose. Just a cute outfit. Just an energy I’m trying to project.




We will not be tamed.

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