You Are What You Eat

April 30, 2010
By thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."


You are what you eat
So eat a cupcake.

[don’t want to get fat]


You are what you eat
So have a salad.

[don’t want to be boring]


You are what you eat
So drink a coffee.

[don’t want to stain my teeth]


You are what you eat
So eat some pasta.

[too many carbs]


You are what you eat
So eat something colorful.

[don’t want to stand out]


You are what you eat
So have some candy.

[don’t want another cavity]


You are what you eat
So have a Popsicle.

[my friend’s having that;
don’t want to be a follower]


You are what you eat
So eat what you like.

[don’t know what I like]


You are what you eat
So don’t eat at all.


The author's comments:
For all the teens out there who struggle to be accepted, from what they say and what they wear, to what they eat. It's a never-ending battle, and no one ever wins. So just eat something sweet :)

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Susie Miller said...
on Oct. 9 2010 at 3:24 pm
Susie Miller, Pleasanton, California
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once again, an incredibly creative and unusual way to express your feelings. you write these poems so effortlessly, it's like you were meant to do this. and you probably were! i absolutely love this

TheJust ELITE said...
on Oct. 4 2010 at 6:46 pm
TheJust ELITE, Ellenton, Florida
254 articles 202 photos 945 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I feel that a hero is somebody who will stand up for their values and what they believe in and that can take any form. People that have values and have thought them through rather than those who just do what they’re told."-Skandar Keynes

"When it’

Haha! I love this! It's great! :D :D

on Oct. 3 2010 at 1:51 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
67 articles 0 photos 336 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

thx so much!

on Oct. 3 2010 at 1:50 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
67 articles 0 photos 336 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

oh, thanks!

on Aug. 25 2010 at 8:30 pm
SamIsSmiling GOLD, Rimbey, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education." Albert Einstein

Loved it!!! (:

on Aug. 25 2010 at 5:32 pm
bakedbeans PLATINUM, Baltimore, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
People often ask me "why are you so fast?" and my reply was "ask a basketball player why he or she keep making three point shots in a row or ask a football player why is he so good at breaking tackles. its practice!!! common sense idiot!!!" Charles.C

This is very good and informational

on Aug. 25 2010 at 12:24 pm
forgottenangel SILVER, Dearborn, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Silence is Golden"

Love this :)

on Aug. 24 2010 at 2:50 pm
Danadolly PLATINUM, Florence, Kentucky
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...Perfect.

friend-less said...
on Aug. 23 2010 at 10:34 pm
friend-less, Natick, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.

this is really good. the title draws me in right away --- this was a really creative way to discuss insecurity.

on Jun. 3 2010 at 7:53 pm
Pitiful_Anonymous PLATINUM, New Cumberland, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"and all you f***ers go beep beep beep in cheap,plastic cars. If It's to dumb to see or say you'll still sing it, and I'll just cue the applause" - Marilyn Manson

OOO This is good :)  It's so honest and truthful.... and i love the structure!  this is just... Amazing.

on May. 24 2010 at 3:00 pm
SarClark BRONZE, NC, Connecticut
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Hmm... this is definitely thoughtful and touching. It makes you really think. FOOD for thought! Pun intended lol :)


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