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What I was given

This body I was given;
Will you love my rolls and curves?
What about the skin that covers my nerves?
Even my ribs that stick out?
That is something I really doubt

I’m insecure and don’t know what for
It gives me stress and is such a bore
I just want you to love me
Look past my body and you’ll see

This face I was given;
Please don’t look at my pimples or nose
I’m certain you won’t like them, but who knows
My big forehead, and big eyes
Trust me my face isn’t that big a prize

I worry about what you’ll think
I’m afraid you’ll hate it once you get a wink
My body isn’t perfect
Ugly and broken last time I checked

This personality I was given;
I hide everything behind a smile
I’ve been this way for a while
I get overly sad and wanna die
Especially when no one is around when I cry

I don’t know what to do
I’m slowly starving myself if you only knew
They say they wish they had my body
When I'm wishing I could be loved by somebody

This boy I was given;
He is perfect in every way
I wish I could be skinny like him every day
I know he won’t like my body
He may just stare at me oddly

I can’t live this way no more
I’ve tried everything, being this way is a chore
Maybe I’ll stop and give in
I can’t even love the things I was given






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MysteryC said...
today at 12:52 am
This is amazing!!!!! its so well written!! it made me cry cause i can relate Keep it up :)
 
Armadillo333This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
today at 8:49 pm
Thank you so much! That's what I try to do write things people can relate too. I'm glad you enjoyed it! :)
 
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