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Thigh Gap

January 25, 2015
By fireandrain PLATINUM, Wayland, Massachusetts
fireandrain PLATINUM, Wayland, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"People who think they are crazy enough to change the world usually end up being the ones who change it."

And yes, there was a gap between my thighs.
But there was also a space in my brain –
and I learned nothing first semester of freshman year.
Not to mention the void in my heart,
which refused to equate the word Beautiful with Me.
The rift of my bones, where I felt absolutely nothing,
save an ebony shade of numb that consumed me.
And if my legs must touch for me to win my life back,
then so be it.

The author's comments:

On letting go of thigh gaps.

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