You are a skinny black girl.
You are belong to that rare breed of women whom rappers claim don’t exist: you wear a size zero, sometimes a three, and do not fit anyone’s definition of “thick.” That skirt you wore to your high school graduation? Still fits. You have never owned a girdle.
Other people might be accused of having
a ghetto booty,
a donkey butt,
Not you. You do not have the whole world in your pants. You hate Beyonce’–not because she’s beautiful, but because of that stupid Uh-Oh dance. You tried it once, and it looked like you were having a seizure…
from “For Skinny Girls Who Have Considered Cornbread When Their Thickness Isn’t Enough”
by Tatiana Richards Hanebutte