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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    "She looks anorexic" People still have the nerve to say as if you're only sick if you look a certain way but your size cannot measure the weight behind your eyes and I was sick way before I was a skeleton. "I wish I had the willpower to be anorexia" what a cruel joke, I wish I had the...
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    She who runs will never ride home on ends of coins saved by fathers once with twinkling smiles, with warm hands and a hopeful future. she who runs will never win never trust a being again or meet someone’s eyes for fear of disappointment shining like fathers twinkl...
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    I take up too much space I have too much of an opinion too much makeup on my face and too much conviction in what I believe in too much like a dress-up doll too much nothing like one at all too much on my shoes to make me tall too much refusal to concede and fall just the way I should be...
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    She whispers delicately to me, cradling elbows that dig into nightstands on sleepless, starry nights where I fell. Fell, deeper into myself than I knew existed too far for the excavation crews they sent armed only with questions of how and why and no responses. Questions I wish I knew the a...
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    Please, breathe. I know you didn't ask to be kissed by hell lay waste to in open frozen air Breathe in, because I will be your lighthouse when you cannot see the shore. Breathe out, because there are words inside of me that I do not yet know how to utter words to promise that your wings w...
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    God Loves His Children. Look me in the eyes and ask me to believe in a god who gave my little brother cancer when he was two years old and promised him a fifty percent chance of living. ask me to believe in a god who watches my friends paint their bodies with scars who watches tears fall ...
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    i am not a pretty disaster a glamorized happily ever after i am not a scar for you to kiss someone you will ever miss don’t romanticize my brain it’s driving me insane my depression won’t be nice at 2am drowning in vice i am not a project to fix you cannot cure my ticks don’t love ...
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    you’re telling me lies about the size of my thighs and the way that my eyes force me to decide that what’s in the mirror never gets clearer no matter how many tricks that i hide you’re bending the lines between my ribs and my spine and you’re pushing me down ...
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    "Can I tell you something" she's sitting across from me and her eyes are open and she's kind of smiling but when she speaks it's not something you smile about. "Can I tell you something?" she's sitting next to me and she's not smiling and I un...
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    if you were a poem you wouldn't always rhyme but you'd have a sort of rhythm nobody could ignore and you'd be the poem I want to pick up every day and read over and over until I memorize it if you were a poem you'd be difficult to read but you'd be the kind of p...
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    Everyone has an image in their head of what an eating disorder is. A poster child for Anorexia: a teenage girl, frighteningly thin, bones visible under tight, pale skin. A person so obsessed with losing weight to match the image of supermodels that they have the willpower to starve themselves. Addit...
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    Once upon a time, there was a little girl who lived in a house of glass. It was held up by promises, fairytales and laughter, and she thought it was the strongest fortress in the universe. Once upon a time, there was a little girl whose daddy tied her shoelaces and read her stories, and whose mommy ...
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