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They Call Me Ugly



Oblong headed with a large face
I call it large, you call it fat
Treading the road with my designer bow legs

I hear the jeers and ew's
The signs of irritation glaringly written on thier faces
I almost believed I was a fiend
I almost lost sight of who I am
I've got brains but not your definition of beauty
No fake lashes or even plastic surgery
I appreciate beautiful folks but I believe all is vanity
It's not my fault you call me ugly
I didn't do anything to be the way I am
And so did your 'fine' people too
I'm beautiful on the inside
It's not my fault you just can't see

This is dedicated to all plus sized people in the world, even if they call you ugly, know that you're beautiful not just in their assessment of beauty.
Have a positive day.
Dieko.
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