The Fat Girl's LamentShe looks down into her mirrorit laughs at herShe looks on at the skinny girls,the pretty girls,the sexy girls.She is overwhelmed,she hates herself,when everyone looks down on you,you know of nothing else.The skinny girl wins many men,she has plenty,and plenty of friends.She is ugly,unattractive,because of bigger hips and spacious thighs.No one will just focus on her eyes.In a world where her worth is determined by a number,her worth has gone far,far under.
HomeThe summer was just beginning and it only brought on the realization that I didn't really have any friends. I usually just hung out at the beach with a backpack full of food. I always figured it was better than staying in the house all day being bored. I mean, I can go swimming instead of being bored. I didn't think this summer would be any different.I really underestimated that.I had packed my black backpack with bottled water and nothing else, seeing my father and his girlfriend make out just totally demolished my appetite. I felt like I was hit in the stomach with a torpedo. I mean, Clarissa's a nice women, and she's really pretty. I just don't imagine her as part of the family portrate, it's too abstract. She's almost like a piece that will never quite fit.Walking down the dock, I dropped my bag lazily and plopped down, immediately plunging my feet into the cold water. The sensation was unpleasant yet releaving. I felt the sun beat down on my back as I stare at myself in the wat