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June 13, 2010
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I wonder if it's true
What adults always say
That once you grow up
You won't feel this way

You'll be comfortable about your body
You won't be flustered around boys
You won't get shy talking to people in a store
You won't care what people think of you
You'll like talking to old family
You won't mind not having friends

And sometimes I can't wait
To grow up so I can feel that way
But I'm also kind of scared
That it won't be like that for me

That I'll still hate the way I look
That I'll still get flustered talking to boys
That I still refuse to talk to people in a store
Or care what people think of me,
That I still won't talk to elderly family
And I'll miss having friends

But hopefully someday
It'll all start to change
Cause I don't want to waste getting older
If everything stays the same

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crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 20, 2010 at 12:44 pm
I can so relate i love this!!
shocking. replied...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 12:32 pm
thanks for the feedback :)
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