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Don't

Don’t compare me to anyone
Because I’m like no one you’ll ever know.
Just because I’m not like them
Doesn’t mean I’m not a good person.
They may have traits I do not possess
Though I may contain quality that they lack.
So don’t compare me to anyone
Because I’m like no one you’ll ever know.
Don’t mention my shortcomings
And their triumphs in the same breath.
Where they might excel at one thing
I might soar with another.
Just because I don’t do the same things
Doesn’t mean what I do is worthless.
So don’t’ mention my shortcomings
And their triumphs in the same breath.
Don’t make me feel less than what I am
While building another up.
I may not meet your standards
While they may seem more qualified.
Just because I’m less than perfect to you
Doesn’t mean they’re not in their own way.
So don’t make me feel less than what I am
While building another up.
Don’t prioritize me below someone else
And then try to justify yourself.
Because I won’t go out of my way
To ensure you’re mine anymore.
Just because I’m different, a loser, less than you,
Don’t think I’m not stronger, more independent.
So don’t prioritize me below someone else
And then try to justify yourself.



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HopelessSharpie said...
May 2, 2010 at 9:49 am:

This is amazing, you are really talented, wish my poems and stories were as beautiful as this. =) I don't think  I need to tell you but I hope my opinion matters, you should keep going. Never stop, except to look back at all you had overcome. 

 

P.S. I have family in Kentucky. 

 
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