Too Ugly to Lose
They called him fat, sloppy, and dull —
an ugly duckling.
The fold around his back, they frequently called sausage rolls
Ugly toad, one of many terrible names,
many bad comments have gone untold.
If he chooses to sleep and refuses to awake
Perhaps, they will stop calling him names;
giving him false titles, troubling his days.
If he refuses to awake, perhaps,
his wailing will end;
And his bitter days will no longer be on constant replay
If he lives, he’ll feel lost. If he dies, he’ll still lose:
What then will he choose? What then should he choose?
Choose life, my friend
because regardless of what today brings,
better days lie ahead and…
you owe it to yourself to witness bliss.
Some situations are just too ugly,
too ugly… to lose.
About “Too Ugly to Lose”
The poem is a spoken word piece that sheds light on bullying and the circumstances that surround it.
The poet suggests that when someone is met with ugly situations, they shouldn’t back down because there’s a reason for everything and a lesson to be learned.
She also makes one point very clear: just because there are bad days doesn’t mean good days do not lie ahead. And that’s the more reason one should not end their lives– because they owe it to themselves to witness bliss.
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