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Why?

March 11, 2021
By 12376-astravo BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
12376-astravo BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
" A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even though there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway." - Junot Diaz

" Overnight Success is almost a myth. Half of this industry is luck, and half is the refusal to quit" - Victoria Schwab


You look at me as if I am different

Why?

I still have one heart, 10 toes and 10 fingers, and a brain

I may look different, but don't we all?

I am still human, I breathe air and eat food

I make mistakes, but everyone does

I go through tough times, but I also go through good times

I have all five senses, and all the different moods you do

I am able to learn and to grow

But I still wonder  . . .

Why?

You call me an alien 

You put us behind walls 

Why?

Have I done something wrong? Am I an offense to you?

Why?

I don't understand

Why? Why? Why?


The author's comments:

When I wrote this poem, I was thinking about all the immigrants and all the people being treated differently due to where they come from. I put myself in the shoes of these people. By blood I am Mexican so I have seen the struggles and how people treat immigrants differently. 


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on Mar. 28 at 5:26 pm
12376-astravo BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
4 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
" A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even though there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway." - Junot Diaz

" Overnight Success is almost a myth. Half of this industry is luck, and half is the refusal to quit" - Victoria Schwab

Thanks. (: (:

Junita said...
on Mar. 28 at 5:24 pm
Junita, Centennial, Colorado
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Oh and I like your poem

Junita said...
on Mar. 28 at 5:24 pm
Junita, Centennial, Colorado
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Your welcome πŸ˜€πŸ‘

on Mar. 28 at 5:22 pm
12376-astravo BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
4 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
" A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even though there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway." - Junot Diaz

" Overnight Success is almost a myth. Half of this industry is luck, and half is the refusal to quit" - Victoria Schwab

Okay, well in that case...

Thanks so much for the support!!

Junita said...
on Mar. 28 at 5:21 pm
Junita, Centennial, Colorado
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It was a compliment

on Mar. 28 at 5:19 pm
12376-astravo BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
4 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
" A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even though there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway." - Junot Diaz

" Overnight Success is almost a myth. Half of this industry is luck, and half is the refusal to quit" - Victoria Schwab

Thanks!! ( I think) |:

Junita said...
on Mar. 28 at 5:17 pm
Junita, Centennial, Colorado
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Ok, that’s cool to.😳

on Mar. 28 at 5:15 pm
12376-astravo BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
4 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
" A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even though there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway." - Junot Diaz

" Overnight Success is almost a myth. Half of this industry is luck, and half is the refusal to quit" - Victoria Schwab

Thanks For Your "WOW CHACKALAKA WOWZERS!!!!" Vlsqz. Loving the support.

Vlsqz said...
on Mar. 28 at 5:13 pm
Vlsqz, Centennial, Colorado
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WOW CHACKALAKA WOWZERS!!!! 😊