Trapped In One Body

December 11, 2009
By ChicaHUHH?! SILVER, Frazer, Pennsylvania
ChicaHUHH?! SILVER, Frazer, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."- Winston S. Churchill


Just because I’m from the slums doesn’t mean I’m ghetto,
I wear ripped jeans, flannels and head bang to Jared Leto.
I grew up with Tupac and N.W.A,
That doesn’t mean I’m gonna do drugs every day.
I’m a rebel of my kind,
Can’t find anywhere to get away,
I try to run from it, but it’s always right behind.

Just because I lived in a trailer park doesn’t mean I’m trashy,
I wear brand named clothes just like you, Aero and Chuck Taylors and I look dashy.
I grew up with banjos and red necks,
That doesn’t mean I’m gonna get wrecked.
I’m a rebel of my kind,
Can’t find anywhere to get away,
I try to run from it, but it’s always right behind.

So don’t judge me from where I came from,
Even if it was in a slum.
Don’t judge me from what I listen to,
Even if it was Tupac and Motley Crue.
It feels like I came from two families,
And I’ve experienced all their tragedies.
But I’m who I am, and I am proud,
I’m a hillbilly rapper,
And I’m sayin’ it loud!

The author's comments:
I grew up with all of the wrong people, listening to all of the wrong music, and doing all of the wrong things. Sometimes it feels like I'm apart of two families because my family experiences enough for two families, maybe more. I still listen to polar opposite music, do weird things, and talk to all of the same people, but I no longer feel like I'm more than one person trapped in one small body. My life experiences have definitely influenced me to write this.

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