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When I was a girl…

I used to dream
Wanting to be Snow White or Cinderella
To grow up and be just like my big sister
To graduate and get a dream job
And of course I would fall in love and meet the perfect guy.

I used to play
Pretending to be everything I wasn't
Hoping to become anything I pretended to be
To be the smartest and prettiest
To be better than the rest

I used to hope
Willing what I needed to happen to become reality
But my dreams have yet to come true
I never became what I pretended
But I discovered that no matter what I dream or pretend to be
It never became reality

I can still hope and dream but I don't need to pretend, I can achieve any possibility. I can be anything or anyone I want to be as long as I continue to be me.



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AlaskanGirl15This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Nov. 19, 2012 at 1:42 am
I don't know about any of you other girls but I can relate perfectly with the wanting to be a princess part growing up that was one of my dreams... This is a really good poem I love it. Keep up the amazing writing!
 
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