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Cruel

Cruelty is not
just a starving animal
or an abused child.
Cruelty is a week without food
because “I must be pretty.”
Cruelty is wrapped in every curvature of the word ‘Beautiful.’
Cruelty is a sharp blade cut through ivory skin.
Cruelty is the derogatory look given in the halls
of a remissive school.
So no, cruelty is not just a dying animal
and a mistreated child.
Cruelty is so much more than that.



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Godinspiresher43This 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...
Mar. 26 at 2:24 pm
I agree with you. The biggest form of cruelty I see happen happens in school in the hallways in the cafeteria etc.
 
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