I will do some freaky dances
cus I’m like nutella
I’m not one to hide my love of food,
in front of you, I’ll demolish a
murk a milkshake,
fuck up some french fries,
This addictive relationship is evident whenever
the doctor tells me I’m overweight.
I love food though,
and I’ve only grown closer to it
since I know what it’s like it to go without it.
I have gained a heavy weight of living
finding comfort in the food I consume,
It’s life that has made me what I am.
not that false antonym to skinny with such a negative connotation
that the denotation has been forgotten
the word Fat is a corset constricting my vision of beauty
into an artificial hourglass
what’s in the mirror on one side
and what’s in the magazine on the other
shaping fat into a stigma.
This constant pressure
only builds the fire inside of me.
So I can break free
I am not someone for someone else to label.
BBW, big black woman?
Big beautiful woman,
just know that I am a woman,
not a damn acronym
Yet I am most accurately defined by my
Bitch Am I, someone to call unhealthy?
I am more than that,
I am happy.
I am thicc.
with a C not a K
My flab is fabulously fashioned
in the style of me,
I can find,
peace in a 10 piece.
With the wings on my eyes and arms,
I now have courage to soar through a world
where being a big woman is seen as not ok.
What I am is more than an appearance,
it’s a personality.
gives me the confidence to wear dresses
hides my anxiety while I speak
in front of crowds
protected me while I was homeless
tougher than any hardship
that got you into this tight situation
from depression to diabetes.
Your weight has enough force
to bring the whole world to it’s knees
So Bow Down!
who endure every stereotype
about being fat
stand up and let your thighs clap
to the thunder
of our hearts
when we scream
“We are THICC!”
Our character is bigger than small,
Our beauty is subjective,
but subjected to every insults of those who can’t handle these handles.
But we can take it,
because we are
Our strength is immense
try not to burn down the stores that don’t sell clothes in our size,
We don’t need black to make us look slimmer
I’ve been black all my life
I still look the same
I still feel the same
Say it with me