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You Are You

You are you
not someone else
meaning if you don’t do you
then who do you expect will?
No matter who you are
we all have greatness to fulfill.

Destructive thoughts within our minds
can keep us in despair...
those doubts and insecurities
are not worth the pain they bear.
Release them from your life
have the courage
to pace your own progression
and choose your own direction.

Don’t just be another someone
to throw the latest trends at.
repeatedly listen to the top ten
life shouldn’t always be about the win
Will you answer any calls
from the drugs and alcohol.
Stay true to who you are
Be yourself and you’ll go far
Be respectful and correct
Be yourself, heck with perfect
Be brave to behave
You think is right
Be yourself as a fun
And interesting
Who embrace life
Its so easy to get caught up
when your busy trying to be
someone your not

Screw the lines,
go outside the box
Just be you,
stop with all the trying.
In due time,
it is true,
you will find
there is nothing to remember
if you never ever lie
but no time do you realize
your potential
and truly where it lies.

Always going with the flow
Don’t ever halt to think
about where its gonna go
until the dark disappointment
surrounded by the bright beams of light
shone through by the will of those who fight
feet feel heavy as metal
but your mind is the petal
and your passion is the gas
so let past be the past
and let present last

Look into the mirror
deep into your hollow eyes
this is you
where your soul resides
this is your appearance,
this is your face
shameless or not
there is nothing you can change.

At times it may be hard
to abstain a sane brain
just know we are all trying
to do the very same
but if we were all the same,
the world would be lame
so very plane jane,
you would never learn a thing
never have to go against the grain.

Besides, it's all about your mind
Your will and your drive,
what's going on inside
The size of your heart
is what sets you apart





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PaulMental This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 5, 2011 at 2:09 pm
Good job I like this
 
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