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Do you remember,
When we were little,
and differences
didn't matter?
And we didn't care,
what was on the outside,
and instead we listened
to what everyone had to say?
Do you remember,
when we learned
that everyone was different,
because that's what made us so special?

But we must have forgotten,
Because we don't value character anymore.
We no longer understand
that we are different.
The word special
has become an insult,
And we somehow do not realize,
how much it would hurt,
to be alone,
just because we are different.
We are cruel because we have forgotten
how to listen.

And as you smirk and say
that someone "isn't normal"
I wonder
"What is normal?"
Because I have not forgotten,
When I was little
and when I learned
that I live in a world,
where everyone is different.

Don't you remember,
When we were taught fairness?
When we learned not to judge people,
by how they look,
but instead
by what they have to say?
Don't you remember,
when it just didn't matter
what people seemed like on the outside
because we knew
character came from the inside?

Don't you remember,
when our differences didn't matter?
I remember.
I have not forgotten.





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SUPERMANDwightHoward said...
Jun. 11, 2010 at 8:43 pm

I meant to say One star for poetic flow for my fourth one

 

 
SUPERMANDwightHoward said...
Jun. 11, 2010 at 8:43 pm

:D :D :D :D :D This poem gets five of five smileys on my new poetry rating system.

One star for individual lism

One star for anecdote

One star for a message

one star for poetry

and One star beacause all poetry is great.

 
FlyWithMe_899 said...
Jun. 11, 2010 at 6:43 pm
aw bravo^^ true that. lol this poem is awesome. i love wat it says, how it makes u think. i love itt
 
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