Pretty & Fat

Slam poetry is one of those things that gets my blood running and my heart hammering. I laugh, I cry… but most of all, I get to thinking about conventional definitions of womanhood and whether we really need to buy into them.

I’ll let the videos speak for themselves; here are two of my all-time favorite slams about body image:

Pretty



I’d Rather Be Fat

(this one would not embed properly, so please click on the link!)

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