I came across this talented writer today and felt compelled to share her breathtakingly beautiful poem. It speaks to the heart and reinforces the power and unique beauty of each and every one of us. A beauty that sadly, so many of us forget.
With so much media and airbrushing and ‘ideals’ – Dainty M’s poem reminds us of the importance of loving ourselves; accepting ourselves. For we are all children of God and created perfectly in His vision.
Thank you Dainty M for this wonderful piece written from the heart.
I hate my body, she said,
And my heart sank
Because clearly she didn’t think I did a good job creating her
She began to pull chunks of flesh that I had so intricately formed
She pointed at spots that I had used to punctuate her perfect skin
I hate my body, he said
As he used his skin as a canvass for artwork
Soon enough it was hard to tell his skin tone
As all I could see were tattoos carved on the skin I had taken so much time to form
I hate my body she said
As she cut herself up
Absorbing all the drugs she could
Just to take her mind off her hurt and insecurities
I hate how I look! He yelled
Abusing substance more than one could imagine
Getting so high
Surely he was about to fall
Why did you…
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