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Beautiful Daughter

Am I beautiful? She asked, Eyes searching mine. Yes I replied, Honestly. You are kind, Gentle, Inquisitive, And funny. You are beautiful. She smiled.   

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You Are Beautiful

I want to tell you that you’re beautiful But I need you to know it doesn’t matter. You are Beautiful. So beautiful my breath catches When I look at you But no matter how you looked, You’d be beautiful to … Continue reading

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Beauty Inside

She blow dried her hair, Put on lipstick and blush, Picked out killer heels And thought of her crush. What will he think When he sees me? She thought Will he admire The new clothes That I’ve bought? Or will … Continue reading

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Self Image

I wish my hair was curly, Said the girl whose hair was straight, And I wish I was flat chested, (She had boobs she’d learnt to hate). I wish I was artistic, Academic is no fun, And instead of being … Continue reading

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Fat but not happy – the tale of a binge eating spider (yes really)

There once was a spider who lived in a hat, Who ate very fine foods and who grew very fat. But still he kept eating and eating until, He had to spend each waking moment stock still. He could not … Continue reading

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Shopping for Magic

Carefully, She picked her way through the rails. Each garment another disaster. Another way to feel ugly. But yet she searched, In the vain hope There was magic here. A way to feel good. She knew she would fail. And … Continue reading

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Wobbly Bits

She’d been a little short of cash, And saw the advert, feeling rash She’d called the number, Volunteered. It was as strange As she had feared. The students came in twos and threes, Here to paint her knocking knees, And … Continue reading

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How Long Will It Be?

How long will it be, I wonder, Before you want to straighten your hair? Before you declare your beautiful curls uncool, And your arms fat, And your legs short, And your chest flat? How long will it be, I wonder, … Continue reading

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The Girl and The Mirror

I see you check the mirror, And you don’t like what you see. It’s clear you think you’re ugly. You don’t see things clearly. You touch a finger to your face, Smooth creases that aren’t there. Put concealer on imagined … Continue reading

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