No Longer That Girl

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I was once that girl

who was easily torn apart.
That girl who's tears

went unnoticed.
The girl who learned better

than anyone how to fake a smile.
That girl who's scars

were not only external but internal.
But, just like everything else;
Things change, and I did, too.
I'm now the girl that

stands up for herself no matter what.
I am the girl that

found a way out.
I am no longer

That Girl.





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AnimalNatureGirl said...
Feb. 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm
This is an amazing job! I can reallly relate to it! Check out my work!
 
adorable said...
Feb. 12, 2012 at 6:11 am
aMpEd job.....
 
Inksy said...
Feb. 11, 2012 at 5:22 pm
Wow. I just got chills (: I love the emotion and power you put across in this poem! Keep writing - 5/5. Could you check out some of my work and rate/comment? I'd really appreciate it!
 
laurensoccer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 11, 2012 at 3:57 pm
I really love this poem. I love how you explain the old and new you. I would really appreciate it if you could check out some of my work, especially my poem, In Search of Me.
 
HinataHyuga said...
Feb. 11, 2012 at 3:04 pm
I like it. You wrote that with pure confidence!
 
Artemisia said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 9:37 pm
I can completely relate to this! I like the way you worded this poem; it sounds so... casual, but still poetic. Thanks for sharing this piece. :)
 
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