Anorexia

In hopes of being pretty
She called even her hunger
A sin of gluttony.

A sickness of mind
A life damaged by words
Of people unkind.

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Steps on the scales

Steps on the scales, she’s lost a pound.
not enough (she thinks her bellys round).
diet, pills, excersise. shes tried it.
she thinks she’s fat, she’s anorexic.

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