To Those Who Broke Me

March 7, 2017
By Smitelord BRONZE, Vinita, Oklahoma
Smitelord BRONZE, Vinita, Oklahoma
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To those who broke me:
Thank you

Thank you for showing me what kind of people to look out for
You’ve shown me how hard the world is.

To the man who left.
You left me with no one to look up to
Or anyone to play catch with
And no one to catch me
When I fell off the bike that I wasn’t taught to ride.
Thank you
For teaching me to get up after falling down

To the girls who played games with me
Who set up dates and never showed up:
Thank you
For teaching me to think before trusting

To those who picked on me for being different:
Thank you
For teaching me what the word ugly means for you were ugly people

So to those who broke me wherever you are:
Thank you
For teaching me who not to be

The author's comments:

I would like for people to read this and turn their negative emotions towards the people who broke them and instead of thinking "I hate that person" they can think "I'm not going to be like that person." I want the people who break others to read this and think "I had no idea how I was making these people feel" and then change the way they act.

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on Mar. 10 2017 at 1:18 pm
Smitelord BRONZE, Vinita, Oklahoma
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Thank you for the feed back! I'm glad that you enjoyed it.

on Mar. 9 2017 at 9:46 am
reach4mars PLATINUM, State College, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
I already know how it ends, I'm just here for the ride :)

Wow this is such a moving piece! (I also love the format, beginning with "To the/to those", the repetition gave the piece such a nice flow!)


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