Author Archives: Blythe Baird

About Blythe Baird

Blythe Baird is a 19-year-old author, actress, and student. Her work has been published or featured by The Huffington Post, Write Bloody, EverydayFeminism, and more. Her first book GIVE ME A GOD I CAN RELATE TO is available through Where Are You Press here: http://whereareyoupressstore.com/collections/frontpage/products/pre-order-give-me-a-god-i-can-relate-to/

Three Poems – Blythe Baird

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THE YEAR OF SKINNY POP AND SUGAR-FREE JELLO CUPS,

we guzzled vitamin water and vodka 
toasting to high school and survival
complimenting each other’s thigh gaps

trying diets we found on the internet:

menthol cigarettes
eating in front of a mirror
donating blood

replacing meals with other practical hobbies
like making flower crowns

or fainting 

wondering why I haven't had my period 
in months or why breakfast tastes like giving 
up or how many more productive ways 
I could have spent my time today 

besides googling the calories in the glue 
of a US envelope 

watching America's Next Top Model 
like the gospel
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