Dear 13 Year-Old Self

January 25, 2011
By ShontelleSymone GOLD, New Castle, Pennsylvania
ShontelleSymone GOLD, New Castle, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Are you chasing your dreams? Or are your dreams chasing you?" - Michelle Phan


Dear 13 year old self,


It's okay. What people say will not hurt you. You will become the brightest star in the sky. Keep your head up and never lose faith. All of the negativity that others may say to you is meaningless. Once success comes your way, nothing will stop you. Just keep quiet and never get angry.Let your actions speak louder than a lion's roar. For your future is brighter than the sun itself. How you get there does not matter. Homeschooled or not. Rich or poor.Accepted or a social outcast. You are beautiful, regardless to what they say. You will go far.Love yourself and never let anyone else take that love away from you.


Sincerely,
You, as a hematologist


The author's comments:
What inspired me to write this is my dream of being successful. Kids around me don't think I'll even leave this small town or do anything but get pregnant by 16.My parents believe in me. And that's all I need. All a human really needs is god, inspiration, love, and a little encouragement.

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on Aug. 14 2011 at 7:25 pm
ShontelleSymone GOLD, New Castle, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Are you chasing your dreams? Or are your dreams chasing you?" - Michelle Phan

Thanks! I'm going through a little bit of writer's block right now, but hopefully I can find my muse and get back to it. Most of my poems are written when I have a boyfriend. Since guys around here are stupid and immature, I hope I can find a different muse that will bring out the best in me creatively :-)

on Aug. 3 2011 at 9:45 pm
DifferentTeen PLATINUM, Seaford, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
"There’s no such thing as true love, just spurts of insanity—falling over and over again, thinking that won’t happen to me"

Gahh!! I love the message in this, it's so inspiring, great job! Keep writing! (:




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