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My Individuality

January 11, 2012
By Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
I was born an original, I'm not going to die a copy.


While other girls are
Wearing their hair flat ironed to perfection
I'm wearing my naturally curly hair
Wild
Because its a blessing
While other girls
Are shopping at
Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Abercombie & Fitch
I'm happy searching through the racks of
TJ Maxx, Burgliton, JC Penny and Dots
Buying clothes whose prices
Actually make sense
When other girls are
Flipping through gossip magazines
I'm reading the newspaper
And flipping through the National
Geographic
while other girls are
Spending hundreds on Gucci & Prada
I'm in the craft store
Buying stuff to make my own bag
While other girls are
At the shop getting their nails done
I'm watching youtube
Trying to learn how to do my own nails.
While other girls are
On Facebook making statuses
And on twitter making tweets
About nonsense things
I'm on TeenInk raving
About my individuality.



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so_joy SILVER said...
on Aug. 16 2012 at 9:19 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

I love this! The ending was superb. Fantastic job! Please read,rate,and comment on my poems! Thanks!

NLURHS BRONZE said...
on Jan. 31 2012 at 5:03 pm
NLURHS BRONZE, Charlotte, North Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." ~Unknown

I love it, because I can relate to it. Please comment on mines when I post some.

Phoenix. said...
on Jan. 27 2012 at 8:12 pm
Phoenix., Pittsfield, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 93 comments
amazing and is true everyone is there own person!

on Jan. 26 2012 at 3:00 pm
Choosing2Live4Christ PLATINUM, Wausaukee, Wisconsin
28 articles 13 photos 66 comments
haha I love it, sounds like you're a down to earth girl, not always day dreaming about boys :D

on Jan. 21 2012 at 1:47 pm
recurring_resilience SILVER, Ashburn, Virginia
9 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"These are the times that try men's souls." - Thomas Paine.

"You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." - On the Water Front

"This is my place of failure."

If you're really like your poem you're cool. :) Nice work.

on Jan. 17 2012 at 3:04 pm
marissadele PLATINUM, Danbury, Connecticut
20 articles 3 photos 388 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you know how you feel, and so clearly what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

yw and thank you :P

Mani2x SILVER said...
on Jan. 17 2012 at 2:52 pm
Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
I was born an original, I'm not going to die a copy.

Thanks.! && I will

on Jan. 16 2012 at 6:31 pm
marissadele PLATINUM, Danbury, Connecticut
20 articles 3 photos 388 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you know how you feel, and so clearly what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

oh...and i'd really appreciate it if you could comment on my poem "Birthday Candles", too...thank you =) (sorry for advertising here, but...)

on Jan. 16 2012 at 6:29 pm
marissadele PLATINUM, Danbury, Connecticut
20 articles 3 photos 388 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you know how you feel, and so clearly what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

WONDERFUL!! LET'S STAND UP FOR INDIVIDUALITY! WOOHOO!!! hehe...sorry for the outburst, but i can TOTALLY relate...5/5 this needs to get in the magazine so everyyone can see it! =)

on Jan. 16 2012 at 4:32 pm
Luna3952 SILVER, Lynchburg, Virginia
6 articles 0 photos 81 comments

Favorite Quote:
All is fair in love and war.
Palsm 114
John 3:17

so good!!!!

Mani2x SILVER said...
on Jan. 16 2012 at 9:27 am
Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
I was born an original, I'm not going to die a copy.

Thanks. =)

on Jan. 14 2012 at 2:05 pm
Rainbeauxs SILVER, Bridgetown, Other
7 articles 3 photos 42 comments
I really love this poem.I really do !:D .It is amaaaaaazing.Defines me in the real world (: .Good job!!!

Mani2x SILVER said...
on Jan. 12 2012 at 7:34 pm
Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
I was born an original, I'm not going to die a copy.

Thank you.

on Jan. 12 2012 at 2:49 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
83 articles 23 photos 232 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."





~Luara Moncur

this is awesome! i love reading a poem and being able to 'see' the reader!


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