Them and Myself

September 21, 2015
By addy.74 SILVER, Austin, Texas
addy.74 SILVER, Austin, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"In the end, we remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -MLK

What is the difference between myself and them?
As I got older the lines begin to blur.

When I was younger I was a princess
and they weren’t, they were my slaves.

As I got older, I began to realize that others around me
weren’t just video game characters operating according to code.

They were human...
and I wasn’t, obviously.

I fooled myself into believing I was special
but, doesn’t every kid think that?

Think they are something more than they really are?
That they can change the world?

That’s exactly the problem
I was so generic that I believed I was different.

I dreamed the same dreams
And followed the same path.

I fell in love with the same celebrity hunks.
I checked my texts every five seconds.

There was something I never understood.
A monster that was hiding in my closet all this time.

They are me.
And I am them. 

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