This is my body 

              Small and petite 

                         Mixed black and Puerto rican  girl .

                         ‘’Chica mixta negra y puertorriqueña.’’

In this city north philly 

                  Small skinny girl ‘she so skinny she can fly away 

                                 From head down to my feet. 

I  talk very sweet and like

                           to dress neat, nice heels and fancy dress 

                          This is my body 



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October 7, 2022 10:01 pm

hello shanelle, i am very intrigued with your quote because your race does not not define your worth it my be your identity but it is something that you are identified by. I am very surprised you choose the word “skinny” why?, because you used that word as something that represents you and that is true but sometimes words like those hurt and damage a lot of people. You used where you stay at as a part of your identity and i think that is good because of course that represents you and is your identity it is who you are and where you were raised.

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