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A Different Side of Me

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I am determined and optimistic.
I wonder what drives some people to kill others.
I hear her laugh.
I see her smile.
I want to live my life to the fullest.
I am determined and optimistic.

I pretend that I am always happy.
I feel the sun's warmth raise the hair on my skin.
I touch the sky hoping she will sift through the clouds.
I worry about not seeing my friends and family again.
I cry when others cry.
I am determined and optimistic.

I understand that life is what happens when the what-if's do not
I say that you only live once.
I dream of leaving this town, with a want to return.
I try to admit my troubles.
I hope to never have any regrets.
I am determined and optimistic.





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