Modeling

Ashley Graham

The morphological madness
Of anorexia has now been quelled,
As Ashley Graham and plus sized
Models are running the catwalks
So elegantly, as if, Renoir’s brushstrokes
Are turning to real life; the once taut bodies
Jumping out in to a thin fuzz
Of cellulite, which to the naked eye, appears
Almost like the froth of skin-gauze;
Demanding the same respect
As Kate Moss’s rib cage.

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Author: meandererworld (Dilantha Gunawardana)

Dr Dilantha Gunawardana is a molecular biologist who graduated from the University of Melbourne. He moonlights as a poet. His poems have been accepted/published in Forage, American Journal of Poetry, Kitaab, Eastlit and Ravens Perch. He mixes science with poetry for a living, when what matters is the expression of both DNA and words into something serendipitous. Although an Australian citizen, Dilantha is domiciled in Sri Lanka, his country of birth.

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