Skinny enough

You're not, The school girls said. Maybe you should lay off the chips, The boyfriend said. What fat? The best friend said. You're at a normal weight, The doctor said. I don't know. The brother said. You're perfect the way you are, , The mother said. But she threw up anyway.



It's a tragic thing that we see in today's society where these beautiful girls, no matter their weight, feel overweight or feel ugly because of what they see all these girls look like in magazines and television. Bullying these days havebecome truamatic because of situation like these. You are beautiful. I want soemone to tell you that. And so is your poem. I'm so sorry for what you are going through. You aren't alone and we are all here for you in the Power Poetry family.


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