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Perfectly Me

Daring.
Wondrous.
Mysterious.
Firebrand.
I am perfectly me.

I hear the words
Molded into actions
Down the halls.

“He likes girls
who are…”
“Dumb”
“Girly”
“Athletic”
“Preppy”

I see these girls
Become…
“Athletic”
“Girly”
“Preppy”
And worse “Dumb”

It starts off as a game.
Innocent as can be.
But then they become
A girl they’re not.

There’s me
Doing my homework.
Getting dates.
By being…
Perfectly me.



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MckayThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 6, 2012 at 12:25 pm:
Always important to be youself. This poem shows it. Great job.
 
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Shortblueeyes224 said...
Dec. 5, 2012 at 11:56 am:
I really like this :) It reminds me of myself.
 
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