Picture gotten from–FuzzyScience
Every image, Every print
a reflection of itself yet not so unreal
the passer-by’s give me a name
scales fail to tell them the truth
I’m not the one who caused the excess
neither do my presence suffocate yours
Unfair, unfair when I look at you and then me
or when you look at me and still stare
My wobbling shadows are now scarecrows
grown ups call me fat, they underestimate what’s beneath
they pry in my strengths and feed on my weaknesses
skinny and average fools!
They forget that life isn’t always where life is,
I exist so they don’t go extinct
I am only a bigger reflection of how they are meant to be
They forget me so much that I lose some of me bit by bit.
But none of that changes what I look forward to
I still cherish my favourite biscuits and chocolates
My every lazy days, dragging my feet and snoring out loud at night
Days I giggle to every tickle
places I forget that I’m obese
Moments I see order in my every said disorder. .
Dyna Ekwueme Copyright, 2015.