Who Said It Can't Be Me?

January 10, 2012
By AndThenThereWasPaint.. BRONZE, Elk Rapids, Michigan
AndThenThereWasPaint.. BRONZE, Elk Rapids, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." -Dr. Suess


Who said it couldn't be me?
All those months of reading those sections in magazines that tell you how to act to be "popular",
only to be a shadow of the girl that naturally seems to be.
I have odds stacked up against me like a deck of cards,
waiting to give me the worst hand at the table.
I bluff
I keep my pokerface
No one notices the uneasiness on the inside
Behind that fa├žade,
the mask,
there's a girl that wants peek through the shades,
To see what it's like to come out
and see if there's a change.



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on Jan. 14 2012 at 6:07 pm
AndThenThereWasPaint.. BRONZE, Elk Rapids, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." -Dr. Suess

thanks for the feedback Mrs. G :) and Mrs. Eberle!

on Jan. 12 2012 at 8:09 pm
AndThenThereWasPaint.. BRONZE, Elk Rapids, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." -Dr. Suess

Thanks so much! :)

on Jan. 12 2012 at 10:38 am
Karles_Ivy PLATINUM, Sunnyside, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Sometimes the bully isn’t the captain of the cheerleaders or the girl who for some reason has it out for only you; sometimes the worst bully of them all is you.- Karles_Ivy

This is a really interesting poem that, like Mrs. G, made me really think. Your words paint a story that many young girls can relate to. Really awesome job.! Keep writing.!

Mrs. Eberle said...
on Jan. 12 2012 at 7:23 am
Great Job Olivia!

Mrs G said...
on Jan. 12 2012 at 7:12 am
What a powerful message. Life can be so hard with so many expectations put upon you- most especially to young women. Thank you for your inspiring words that made me think today.


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