Lovely Flaws

October 19, 2011
By Aveila SILVER, Columbia, Maryland
Aveila SILVER, Columbia, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
Atticus Finch, TKAM

Scars, teeth gaps, unusual body odor, I love it all
You name it I adore it
How beautiful to see me as I am
Butts too small, foreheads too big
Hey it’s the way you are
You won’t see me complaining
So your voice is too high and it sounds like a chipmunks
Mine's so low it sounds like a mans
Dry, oily skin, chapped lips anyone?
Nobody's perfect no matter how much make up they use to cover it up
Unmanageable hair, ugh!! I want to pull it out!
All this unwanted facial hair and these dark circles under my eyes my oh my!
Oh but I love my flaws so so much
I sent them a letter last week telling my acne to take a hike!
All this dandruff and I just washed my hair, what the H-E double hockey sticks?!
Ha I have a birthmark that looks like Quasimodo’s hunchback!
This mole on my upper lip is for the win!
Dear aunt hairy back come get this hair off MY back!
Oh the scaring, oh the braces, oh the hiding so no one will see
What these flaws do to me. I tell myself they'll leave me alone
And hibernate for the winter, but they came back just in time
For spring! I wish, I wish upon a star that my flaws will end where they are.
Oh but, lovely lovely are my flaws so I'll show the world what they are!

The author's comments:
Human and flawed. I accept it. Can you?

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