Pretty Hurts!!!!

Beautiful piece

The Black Writer

pretty hurts
Mama said, “you’re a pretty girl
What’s in your head, it doesn’t matter
Brush your hair, fix your teeth.
What you wear is all that matters.”

Just another stage, pageant the pain away
This time I’m gonna take the crown
Without falling down, down, down

Pretty hurts, we shine the light on whatever’s worst
Perfection is a disease of a nation, pretty hurts, pretty hurts
Pretty hurts, we shine the light on whatever’s worst
We try to fix something, but you can’t fix what you can’t see
Its the soul that needs the surgery

Blonder hair, flat chest
Tv says, “bigger is better”
South beach, sugar free
Vogue says, “thinner is better.”

Ain’t got no doctor or pill that can take the pain away
The pain’s inside and nobody frees you from your body
It’s the soul, it’s the soul that needs surgery
It’s my soul that needs surgery
Plastic…

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