Ginger

February 25, 2012
By Ginga-Ninga GOLD, N/A, Minnesota
Ginga-Ninga GOLD, N/A, Minnesota
13 articles 3 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
Never Question Yourself. If someone tells you to change, stay exactly who you are. No one should ever try to change you.


Not by choice,
But by inheritance.

People will say:
“Your hair, I want it!”
But you don’t.

It’s not a blessing.
It’s a curse.

Not what you see
Trust me,
You don’t want it.

Not for your children.
Not for yourself.

When people say:
“Ginger!”
It’s terrible!
Annoying!

Not when people
Stare or yell.

Will anyone help?
No, they never will.
Why would they?

People will say
They love it!

But they don’t.
Not truly.
Why should they?

Like our hair?
It’s hidden criticism.

Listen to us?
Ha!
That’s crazy!

People are cruel.
We learn that at a young age.

Normal kids race up the block,
Go buy ice cream,
Or swim in the lake.

They laugh,
They jeer,
And they will never know,
How cruel life really is.


The author's comments:
In my life time I have been made fun of, pushed around, nick named a billion things, and wished I was a different person. I have come to ignore the names, and I have learned to stand my ground. "People are cruel. We learn that at a young age." It's true. When I was small I wanted to hide and never be found. Now, I have found my voice and stand up for what I believe.

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on Sep. 18 2012 at 10:00 pm
Evagline.Brisa.Wilder GOLD, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
16 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
-Albert Einstein

I know what you mean. One day at school, it was texted around the school that anyone with brown hair would get slapped on the butt! Could you respond back and look at my poems!

hypermagical said...
on Jun. 10 2012 at 6:04 pm
hypermagical, Indianapolis, Indiana
0 articles 0 photos 144 comments

Favorite Quote:
You can quote me on that.

Ginger- I believe that you are beautiful regardless of your hair or any other physical aspect that you can't control. Your hair is not what makes you the amazing person that you are, that comes from your wonderful heart!  :)

on May. 22 2012 at 11:54 am
Ginga-Ninga GOLD, N/A, Minnesota
13 articles 3 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
Never Question Yourself. If someone tells you to change, stay exactly who you are. No one should ever try to change you.

I love my hair, but people i know say they love it and then talk behind my back about how its ugly... My BFF and almost sister says ignore them they're just jealous. You'll get the guy they would die to have... 

AutumnC GOLD said...
on May. 21 2012 at 7:51 pm
AutumnC GOLD, Mystic Ln, North Carolina
10 articles 2 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
We were all put on this love to care and love about one another; not to hate, belittle and destroy each other.

i have the same problem, ppl LOVE my hair but i hate it. i can't do anything with it and when i straghten it, it just goes back to it's old poofy self.

on May. 4 2012 at 5:53 pm
alex_kiteflyer BRONZE, Darwin, Other
1 article 0 photos 38 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can either be a cop or a criminal, but when you're facing a loaded gun what's the difference?"

loved reading it. keep the good work going :)

 


on Apr. 22 2012 at 12:58 pm
Ginga-Ninga GOLD, N/A, Minnesota
13 articles 3 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
Never Question Yourself. If someone tells you to change, stay exactly who you are. No one should ever try to change you.

HEY GUYS THANKS FOR READING!

Just want to ask that if you rate my artical can you PLEASE tell leave me a comment saying why you rated it what you did.

THANK YOU SO MUCH IT MEANS ALOT!


on Apr. 15 2012 at 4:31 pm
selenafan1 BRONZE, Freeport, Texas
2 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Friendship is like peeing your pants, everyone can see it but only you can feel it's warmth"
"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it is better to be absolutley ridiculous than absolutley boring"-Marilyn Monroe

Red hair is BEAUTIFUL! you are so lucky! Your red hair makes u who u are! Embrace it!

on Mar. 31 2012 at 4:14 pm
somerandomperson GOLD, Millstadt, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to destroy to be loved is to be destroyed~jace wayland
forever alone

just be true to your self! if dont like ur hair because people tease u about know this its because they are jealous and they took they time to think of you. dont care what they say! clary(tmi) has red hair and she is epic! i want red hair because it is ou of the ordinary and tbt im jealous of my friend who has red hair

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on Mar. 25 2012 at 10:51 am
deleted, Miami, Florida
0 articles 0 photos 195 comments
I'm getting mixed emotions too. But honestly, when I say I love someone's red hair I mean it because it's exotic and beautiful. Hair color shouldn't bog ya down, it's not the pinnicle of life's meaning. If people are sucky about it, forget about them, it's their loss for caring about something so unimportant about a person as their hair color.

on Mar. 5 2012 at 9:47 pm
imawriter828 SILVER, Parker, Colorado
8 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
Dare to be different, Dare to be disliked by people your own age, critics, and friends eventually.

I am getting mixed signals on your poem. I think you need to be a little more clear but I get what you mean.


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