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The Fangirl

April 27, 2016
By the-mormon-introvert GOLD, Alpine, Utah
the-mormon-introvert GOLD, Alpine, Utah
11 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
Even when the dark comes crashing through, When you need a friend to carry you, And when you're broken on the ground, You will be found
--Evan Hansen, Dear Evan Hansen


They say she’s wrong
They say she can’t fall in love with characters
It isn’t right, It isn’t healthy
They say she can’t like fiction
It isn’t right, It isn’t real
They may tell her she’s wrong
but she knows
it’s they who are wrong

Yes, fiction is fake,
characters are flawed
they bleed, they drown
they fall, they die
and yet
they breathe, they soar
they live, they fly
Characters are flawed,
but that makes them perfect
They may suffer,
but then things get better

Things will get better
That’s what she tells herself
As her she cries herself to sleep,
As she counts her broken dreams
As her “friends” betray her
As her parents shout
over the sound of her weeping
As she is once again left alone

Books are her exit
from this awful world
Books are her entrance
to a world where people care
even if it’s an illusion

Because she knows,
All fangirls know,
Things. Will. Get. Better.



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on May. 20 2016 at 5:47 pm
the-mormon-introvert GOLD, Alpine, Utah
11 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
Even when the dark comes crashing through, When you need a friend to carry you, And when you're broken on the ground, You will be found
--Evan Hansen, Dear Evan Hansen

Thanks everyone for the positive feedback. I really appreciate it :)

on May. 13 2016 at 8:50 am
BrightStar24 SILVER, Falls Church, Virginia
8 articles 5 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”

I've never related to anything so much. Really love it!

on May. 6 2016 at 9:06 am
itsrainingcats GOLD, East Hampton, Connecticut
16 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Suess

wow great poem! This is really good...I'm not a fangirl myself but this kinda helps me understand the reasoning behind it.

on May. 5 2016 at 9:57 pm
dont.cry.little.girl. SILVER, Ooltewah, Tennessee
7 articles 0 photos 46 comments
Nice take on the aspect of what it's like to stop time through the magnificent power of literature and stories. Though I found the ending intriguing, I wish it were a little less vague. Otherwise, it's a great piece of work.

on May. 5 2016 at 9:57 pm
dont.cry.little.girl. SILVER, Ooltewah, Tennessee
7 articles 0 photos 46 comments
Nice take on the aspect of what it's like to stop time through the magnificent power of literature and stories. Though I found the ending intriguing, I wish it were a little less vague. Otherwise, it's a great piece of work.

on May. 5 2016 at 9:52 am
L.J.Barnes. GOLD, Powhatan, Virginia
15 articles 0 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Avoid roasted cabbage, don't eat earwax and look on the bright side of life!
~Angela the Herbalist

This was really cute. long live fan girls everywhere!


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