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I stare into the deep pools of glass
Disappointed with the reflection
Shadows lurk behind me
But somewhere I cannot see

The past of mock
Like nails on a chalkboard
They corner you
And never let you be free

I am sick of hiding
Who I really am
I will no longer cover myself in makeup
Just for a thin pleasure

I will paint
I will sing
Even though they want me to join the normal
I will defy the ordinary

So today I will smash the mirror
No more will I care
I really don’t care about my looks
But I care for the looks on the inside

So I will cry out to the world
No more
Send a message to all you know
Be yourself and be heard





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LAOB said...
Jul. 4, 2011 at 12:05 pm
This is definitely one of my favorites by this author!  I will certainly share it with some young teens; it is such a positive model for others to follow.
 
inki3 said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 12:33 pm
if you are reading this, please leave a comment!!!!!!!
 
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