Ugly Duckling

December 3, 2009
By thexmadxhare BRONZE, Alta Loma, California
thexmadxhare BRONZE, Alta Loma, California
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You stand out in the crowd
A lump of gray mass,
Among a throng of sleek yellow.
They avoid you like an illness.
Mother tells you it is just a phase.
But you know better.
You are ugly.
You are Odd.
You are far from normal.
Knowing these things,
You walk with your head held high
Because at least you are not like the others in the crowd.
You are different.

The author's comments:
I saw a picture on Deviant Art and I got the idea to write a poem about an ugly duckling, but I wanted to put a twist to the classic story because I am a strong believer in being different and odd and embracing it.

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Katie.T. GOLD said...
on Dec. 28 2009 at 1:56 pm
Katie.T. GOLD, Chaptico, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Why go for a 100%, when with a little more, you can have 110%." -KT

Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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