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Yesterday was Sunday. The day I dress up
and smile at everyone. Listen to everyone’s
problems and hand out free compliments. I
sit still and pay attention to the choir.
The never-do-anything-wrong girl.

During the week, I dress down. I act
like my friends and laugh at the cost of others.
I hug someone, then go and tell my friends how
ugly that someone looks today.
The go-along, tag-along girl.

At home, I am what my parents want
me to be. I sit still at dinner, do my
homework, listen to the stories they
tell of their day. The super-special daddy’s girl.

All of these faces I have confuse me. I’m never
quite sure who I am at the time, Or if I am the
right person with the right people. Yesterday,
I was the got-it-all-together girl. Today I’m the
not-sure-of-anything girl.

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erin L. said...
Jul. 24, 2009 at 7:37 am:
i get it. i totally do. i mean who are we really if not just an impression of what every one wants us to be... it was good. very good
 
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Jul. 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm :

thankyou so much for commenting on my stuff :) i really appreciate it!

 

<3

 
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HayWire This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 15, 2009 at 4:42 pm:
wow. what else? wow
 
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Jul. 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm :

thankyou so much for commenting on my stuff :) i really appreciate it!

 

<3

 
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His-Bright-Green-Eyes... said...
Jul. 15, 2009 at 3:38 pm:
it's really good Like*Whoa!!! ! Write more. I love your poems!!
 
LIKEwhoaa This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm :

thankyou so much for commenting on my stuff :) i really appreciate it!

 

<3

 
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SaraB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 6:07 pm:
I can definately relate to this, a few months ago I decided I wasn't me at all, just who everyone wanted me to be. You commented on my poem (thanks!) and your stuff is truly amazing. I think it's great that you want to write a book, so do I. It's my goal to get the first one published by the time I'm 30. Congrats on getting this piece published, you really deserve it. ~Peace.
 
LIKEwhoaa This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm :

thankyou so much for commenting on my stuff :) i really appreciate it!

 

<3

 
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Martin S. said...
Apr. 16, 2009 at 2:10 am:
I remember when you read that poem in class, Like*Whoa!!!. Its really really good, and I like the message it passes out.
 
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Martin S. said...
Apr. 16, 2009 at 2:10 am:
I remember when you read that poem in class, Like*Whoa!!!. Its really really good, and I like the message it passes out.
 
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