The Price of Beauty MAG

June 8, 2010
By juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things


The price of beauty is tough
Or at least, it is according to Momma
She'd said this while she brushed my hair,
Using it as an excuse to yank and pull
She'd said this when I tripped on my dress
That is, after beating me for ruining it
She'd said this when I couldn't eat no more
Because my skinny jeans didn't fit
She'd said this all my life,
Until I left and had my own house
My own family
Now I have my own little girl,
Who trips on her dresses and has frizzy hair.
My little girl smiles up at me
With her gorgeous brown eyes
And you know what I tell her?
Nothing.
I just hug her and smile,
Fixing her dress and trying to be gentle
The price of beauty is tough,
But my little girl isn't paying.
At least, not unless she wants to
Sorry, Momma.



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on Mar. 29 2013 at 3:24 pm
LexusMarie PLATINUM, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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The more control you have over yourself, the less control others have over you.

I love this so much. I'm so glad that I came across this.. spectacular.

on Oct. 8 2011 at 6:08 am
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things

Thank you! And it was :)

on Oct. 8 2011 at 6:07 am
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things

Thank you! I'm so glad you liked it!!!

crux1 GOLD said...
on Oct. 5 2011 at 7:33 am
crux1 GOLD, Inez, Kentucky
14 articles 4 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some feel the rain, others just get wet." -Bob Dylan.
"What kind of beast would turn it's life into words?" - Adrienne Rich

Should have been in the mag. Love this.

on Oct. 4 2011 at 8:54 pm
wseeingstars99, Sunnyside, Washington
0 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Go confidently of your dreams. Live the life you imagined."
-Henry David Thoreau

Soooo AWESOME!.:)

on Oct. 4 2011 at 8:41 pm
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things

Aw thank you!

on Oct. 4 2011 at 8:21 pm
Trixie.B.Rose GOLD, Boulder, Colorado
16 articles 11 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. ~Mary Anne Radmacher

Good Job! :D Very Sweet!

 


on Oct. 4 2011 at 4:26 pm
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things

Aww I'm glad :)

on Oct. 4 2011 at 4:25 pm
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things

Thank you!!! :)

on Oct. 4 2011 at 4:24 pm
juliam PLATINUM, Windermere, Florida
21 articles 4 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
All of us learn to write in second grade. Most of us go on to greater things

Thanks so much!

trblue GOLD said...
on Oct. 4 2011 at 1:46 pm
trblue GOLD, Richmond, Virginia
14 articles 7 photos 141 comments

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"Too often we lose sight of life's simple pleasures. Remember, when someone annoys you, it takes 42 muscles in your face to frown. It only takes 4 muscles to extend your arm and slap that mother@#?!&* upside the head. "

the circle of life i love it

kait94 BRONZE said...
on Oct. 4 2011 at 11:12 am
kait94 BRONZE, Newport, North Carolina
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I really like this!!  Its great!

on Oct. 4 2011 at 6:29 am
dejavoo13579 PLATINUM, Charlotte, North Carolina
27 articles 1 photo 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
Drama is for movies not reality- unknown

I love this. I really sense the emotion and pain. This is a beautiful piece


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