Abdullah Shoaib

Abdullah Shoaib is the author of the well-known poem ‘Pretty Ugly.’ The poet expresses their interest in themes of body image and self-worth in the lines of this influential poem. They use a creative structure that suggests they are interested in contemporary styles of writing that push the boundaries of what readers are expecting from poets.

Pretty Ugly

by Abdullah Shoaib

‘Pretty Ugly’ by Abdullah Shoaib cleverly explores the ups and downs of self-worth, body image, and confidence. The poem is meant to inspire readers to love themselves for who they are.

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