10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved By A Skinny Boy

“I say, ‘I am fat.’ He says, ‘no, you’re beautiful.’ I wonder why I cannot be both.”

That’s how Rachel Wiley opened her slam poem, “10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved By A Skinny Boy,” at the 2013 National Poetry Slam. Check out the powerful poem below.


6 Comments on “10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved By A Skinny Boy”

  1. muslimnlove says:

    YES!

  2. LilBabyTiger says:

    Loved, loved, loved this!

  3. S says:

    AHHHmazing!

  4. Mira Khattab says:

    You go girl! You got it so right!

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