Take a Walk in my Shoes

By , Thibodaux, LA
Every day, I look around at the lucky people and listen to them complain about how "hard" their life is.
Their definition of a hard life is acturally having to work for a living ang getting the wrong color shoes.
How about trying mine on for size?
Every day, I'm ridiculed for being myself.
I'm teased, discriminated against, and judged.
I'm not allowed to marry the person I love because of some studid law,
and I can't publically see or talk to my girlfriend because her mother would disown her if she found out.
I have no friends I can really talk to, and I'm forced to be a cheerleader.
Every day, people tell me I will never amount to anything.

And you're still just worrying about your shoes?

Wow.





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isaacp This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 7, 2009 at 8:25 pm
I go through a similar thing because I'm transgendered. Anyhow, keep going strong. Things will be ok in the end.
 
Shaddie said...
Oct. 9, 2009 at 7:56 pm
wow, i really love this<br /> i'm sorry about all that..
 
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