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Fat and Ugly

So now I’m fat and ugly,
But little do you know,
Cos when I send you pictures,
Not all of me I show,
But one day it will happen,
I’ll have to reveal myself,
And on that day, you go away,
And I’ll be put back on the shelf.

I can’t stand the pictures,
But, I never know, you might,
But for me it makes me cringe,
’Cos I am an awful sight,
Once upon some time ago,
I was so small and thin,
These days, with the camera,
You can hardly fit me in.

So I hope you won’t be angry,
My image won’t make you sick,
I will have to face the music,
And my image show you quick.
I hope you can forgive me,
‘Cos I’m not the girl you knew,
And while the many years went passed,
My waistline grew and grew.

It wasn’t ‘cos I’m Lazy,
Or because I always eat,
I’ve had some painful injuries,
With pain in my knees and feet,
I also had some hernias,
I couldn’t lift a thing,
By the time they came to fix it,
I had grown a donut ring.

So once I show my picture,
I will wait for what you say,
I will try to not be sad when,
You take your love away,
I have tried to make it better,
None of my targets have been hit,
But look on the bright side,
It means I now have bigger tits.

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poem about me sending photos to a friend, but i don’t get all of me in, well there is a lot of me to get in, and I feel ashamed that I haven’t been good to myself

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  • bloorain
    bloorainover 4 years ago

    omgosh, this is awesome! It’s sad, but the ending made me laugh. I think that sometimes we began to believe in the lies that we fill our heads with. I mean if you call yourself fat and ugly, why wouldn’t he?
    but even in this poem, you have a positive attitude about it, so send it with no worry :)
    I love love this! fav!

  • Thanks Bloo, littlest monkey didn’t agree, I don’t think I do really, was just feeling a bit down, we don’t actually know how people see us, do we? I still see the guy I knew before and I expect he does too, all truth known. We must have a positive attitude tho otherwise we wouldn’t go on. x

    – Trace Henham

  • Emraldae
    Emraldaeover 4 years ago

    Beauty is all about how you see yourself. Beauty comes from the inside. You can weigh whatever. It dosent change YOU, and you are whats beautiful.
    I hope you find your self love again.

  • Thank you so much, it is a long journey and too many years of being told I was nothing, xx

    – Trace Henham

  • grarbaleg
    grarbalegover 4 years ago

    This is fabulous
    my dog just farted
    I have lost all my weight
    and I now need to lift my non existent tits into a bra
    love the last line and the reality
    Abundance to you

  • Thank you so much, that made me smile, we have to keep one eye on reality at least xx

    – Trace Henham

  • janeymac
    janeymacover 4 years ago

    I know the feeling:)) lovethe last line

  • Oh wow thank you so much for the feature, it can’t be all doom and gloom can’t now?

    – Trace Henham

  • Tony Wilder
    Tony Wilderover 4 years ago

    You are so much more than your physical form. I understand how you feel but I wish you to get past it. Outer beauty never lasts long and doesn’t mean anything without the inner beauty. Often the ones that only see our outsides are not good mates. Celebrate you today.

  • Wise words for sure but we always seem to crave the approval of those who don’t seem to see us.

    – Trace Henham

  • en-joy
    en-joyover 4 years ago

    I know these feelings too well and I´m sorry you are down at the moment.
    But I just love the way you finished your poem ….. humour is a good thing … and I know that quite some see this bright side !!! :-))

  • A life of not knowing love does that to a person, it is hard to believe that it isn’t my fault, I have to have a sense of humor otherwise i wouldn’t be here.

    – Trace Henham

  • Andrew  Bailey
    Andrew Baileyover 4 years ago

    I’ll bet you’re the same stunner under it all though. It ain’t what you look like but what you are that is important. If your man is only attracted to the physical, I would be tempted to give him the heave-ho anyway.

    Nice piece of writing. Well done xxx

  • I know that is what I always said but then doubt takes over, I am being too hard on myself and finding excuses not to connect, he is not the enemy, I am.

    – Trace Henham

  • AnniG
    AnniGover 4 years ago

    Don’t I know it…those ever encroaching rolls that make us so selfconscious!! What a delightful read…with a sense of humour like yours…who wouldn’t love your donut ring and bigger tits!!! It’s all about what is on the inside…even the most fabulous outside fades with time…yes..it DOES!!
    Such brave composition, Trace…truthful, even if painful, yet beautiful… Good on ya, girl!!
    xxx

  • Thank you so much for the encouragement, I know everyone ages and the inside is more important than the outside but in this world so much emphasis is put on to looks that it is hard not to be affected.
    Yes it was a brave composition, I felt very exposed writing it even, we can only tackle our issues if we look truth in the face but a little sense of humor can soften the sting.

    – Trace Henham

  • Trace Henham
    Trace Henhamover 4 years ago

    Thank you so much for the encouragement, I know everyone ages and the inside is more important than the outside but in this world so much emphasis is put on to looks that it is hard not to be affected.
    Yes it was a brave composition, I felt very exposed writing it even, we can only tackle our issues if we look truth in the face but a little sense of humor can soften the sting.

  • John Nelson
    John Nelsonabout 4 years ago

    Honest friends, true friendships, a lifetime of memories. These mould us into the person in front of others. Not the media. not the magazines. A lovely piece of writing. Embrace your new life and life will embrace you :)x

  • Good advice John, if it had been the other way around that the media loved fat birds I would have had an awful complex as a girl, I expect life is too short to worry and I should be grateful I haven’t had any body changing tragedies in life such as having my legs blown off by a bomb or being in a fire or car crash.
    Just count the blessings cos it will all be gone one day, life is about the journey and what we can experience xx

    – Trace Henham

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