Ideabird 10/23/13

She was bullied at school for her looks, her hair, the way she walked—every tiny thing. Her parents were busy, and told her to buck up. They weren’t happy with the amount of time she spent on Facebook & other soshmedia sites. But she found a thread on tumblr where girls would post pictures of themselves and then do nothing but say nice things to each other. She found confidence in building up others, and began to unclench inside. Until she came across the picture of her worst tormentor, looking for approval.

© Tony Jonick 2013