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Key Holder

They told me to keep the tears at bay,
I smiled and said sometimes a girl has to cry.
They said dream, believe, achieve,
I said dreams explode, why bother?
They told me to ignore the bullies,
I said kill 'em with kindness.
They said not to tell my wish,
I said it won't come true either way.

But it was all a lie.
I locked myself inside,
Did what they said.

It dawned on me one day.
I am the guard to my own prison.
I hold the key.
I will no longer dig my own grave.



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