I’ve spent years
using quizzes
in magazines
to diagnose my

If you were a shade of lipstick which would you be?

Flipping to stories
about pop
Articles which claim 
to help you
create the life
of your dreams
I turn to the
horoscope section.
“I’m such a Gemini,”
I say with a laugh.
But I hide
behind the headlines
and the star signs

A smoke screen for the real me.