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Can I just have one thing to myself
Can I just feel something you haven't felt
Can I just be good at one little thing
Can you ever NOT be better than me?
Can I just have a talent that you don't perfect
Can I please be first-I'm sick of second
Can we just have it back the way it used to be
Completely even,
you and me
Can I just be pretty
Just for once
Can I just write this poem
Then I'm done
I'll shut myself out
Like I always seem to
'Cause i never will be as good as you.



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writefearless said...
Jul. 22, 2013 at 10:01 am:
very well expressed :) they said: never compare yourself with anyone, but the thing is it's hard not to.
 
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KrasotaThis 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...
Jun. 15, 2013 at 8:21 pm:
Haha I TOTALLY GET THIS. Last year there was this ABSOLUTELY PERFECT girl that I was best friends with and I got sick to my stomach being around her because I would always mentally check off things that I stunk at that she was amazing at and it slowly killed me inside. Anyways, enough about me. Lovely job with the poem! :D That last line was a real kicker. Have a nice day!
 
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agabor1022 said...
Jun. 11, 2013 at 9:22 pm:
Wow. Extremely relateable and moving. Great work!
 
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