Freedom And Justice For All?

March 4, 2011
By MayaJun3 SILVER, Lunenburg, Massachusetts
MayaJun3 SILVER, Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You're never fully dressed without a smile.

You want them to be
Someone they're not.
Is that what you want from your country?
Your home?
What is wrong with telling the truth.

The girl sits on her bed. Tears streaming down her
Because no one
No one
Wants her the way
She really is. Alone.
Forever alone
Because it's too hard to accept
Someone different than you.

That boy. He tries so hard
To fit it.
To understand what people want.
What they're looking for in him.
But what the hell does it matter.
It matters to him.
Staring at that fashion magazine
While his Dad shoves football between his dainty
Wanting to scream
This is not me.
It's not what I want.
But alas,
He can only

The author's comments:
This is for the LGBT community. And know, it will get better.

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on Jun. 21 2011 at 9:48 pm
shapeshifter56 GOLD, Cave Creek, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Instead of waiting for the storm to pass, learn to dance in the rain."
--Unknown Author

Oh my gosh, this is amazing! I love it! Keep writing! You capture the emotions so well.

on Jun. 18 2011 at 3:34 pm
InPurpleInk BRONZE, SomewhereOverTheRainbow, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"You are a lover of words; someday you will write a book." ~Chinese fortune

I like this one, too.  I think if you were to add anything, maybe put specifics into the life of the girl, like you did with the boy.  Also loving the overall theme and form of it.


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