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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.





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Susie M. said...
Oct. 9, 2010 at 3:24 pm
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
 
BlackHoleHighAlum This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 4, 2010 at 6:46 pm
Haha! I love this! It's great! :D :D
 
SamIsSmiling said...
Aug. 25, 2010 at 8:30 pm
Loved it!!! (:
 
thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 3, 2010 at 1:50 pm
oh, thanks!
 
bakedbeans said...
Aug. 25, 2010 at 5:32 pm
This is very good and informational
 
forgottenangel said...
Aug. 25, 2010 at 12:24 pm
Love this :)
 
Danadolly said...
Aug. 24, 2010 at 2:50 pm
...Perfect.
 
windryder said...
Aug. 23, 2010 at 10:34 pm
this is really good. the title draws me in right away --- this was a really creative way to discuss insecurity.
 
thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm
thx so much!
 
Brian_Lambert said...
Jun. 3, 2010 at 7:53 pm
OOO This is good :)  It's so honest and truthful.... and i love the structure!  this is just... Amazing.
 
AprilBlue said...
May 24, 2010 at 3:00 pm
Hmm... this is definitely thoughtful and touching. It makes you really think. FOOD for thought! Pun intended lol :)
 
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