That Girl

September 11, 2008
By Anonymous

I was never that girl.
That girl who smokes 2 packs of cigarettes a week.
That girl who doesn't read for class.
That girl who wakes up 15 minutes before she needs to leave and weighs the pros and cons of not going at all.
That girl who has unprotected sex. With people she doesn't even love, or even like.
That girl who sits in her room and eats ice cream, feeling sorry for herself.
That girl who is afraid to stay here, but just as wary to go home.
That girl who doesn't even know what grade her little brothers are in, let alone what their favorite colors are.
I was never that girl...

The author's comments:
We don't always turn out the way we imagine ourselves to be. And that's not always such a bad thing. Sometimes the choices we make can shock ourselves, not to mention our mothers. But it's important to embrace yourself and own the choices you make.

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on Mar. 14 2011 at 7:19 pm
rubyrainstorm SILVER, Closter, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

This poem was amazing! It was something a lot of today's teens can relate to. This work of art moved me, and I'm sure it'll move others.8)

BurningRose said...
on Nov. 2 2010 at 1:48 pm
This is GREAT! You are a really amazing write, so keep it up! If you ever write anything, please let me know. I would be honored to read it :)

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