Acceptance | Teen Ink


July 30, 2010
By juggaloscrub BRONZE, Brockton, Massachusetts
juggaloscrub BRONZE, Brockton, Massachusetts
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Why should I try so hard to get your approval
When all you think about is my removal
You were raised different than I was
I’m not perfect hell I’m far from being an angel
White wings will never sprout from my back
Instead I’ll grow horns and leathery wings of black
Growing up adults weren’t treated different
I grew up as an equal my views on life are bent
Should I try to be someone I’m not just to please
Certain individuals or should I be the person I want to be?
Underestimated for no reason not to mention misunderstood
I’m one in a million always up to no good
Good or bad it’s the same reaction
Damned to hell because I want rest and relaxation
Actions speak louder than words no matter what
I get judged because my drug of choice was a razors cut
Pain disappeared and blood began to flow
Always relaxing and relieving the stress that grows
Why should I strive for excellence
When no matter what I do I can’t gain your acceptance?

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on Nov. 18 2013 at 10:27 am
mynameisnothabib GOLD, Quinlan, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"One idea lights a thousand candles"
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

I live in a small town too, and i come from a big town where cutting was the norm and everyone was different but delighted in their differences and no one cared, and everyone could be friends with everyone without being judged, sure there was drama, lots of it, but moving to a small town i feel this way every day and i just try to be myself and not care about acceptance. Just remember to be weird and be you and not care what anyone else thinks. And please don't cut, there are people out there who will miss you. <3 Keep writing<3

jugglette77 said...
on Dec. 13 2010 at 6:02 am
u may live in a small town now but try to remember where u came from and the phrase ignorance is to be ignored. u only need a few good people in life to accept u n we do. whoopwhoop fam , mmfcl juggalette77

on Dec. 6 2010 at 7:33 pm
juggaloscrub BRONZE, Brockton, Massachusetts
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments
thank u. i live in a small town with a bunch of close minded people.i hate how hard it is to gain acceptance

uhilu25 BRONZE said...
on Aug. 27 2010 at 2:51 pm
uhilu25 BRONZE, Austin, Texas
3 articles 3 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
i am not bound to win,but i am bound to be true.i am not bound to succeed,but bound to live up to what light i have. -abraham lincon

who neeeds acceptance? and there are healther ways to relive stress. youll grow out of it trust me o know:)

on Aug. 24 2010 at 8:02 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1632 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

Very complex poem... and very well written. Acceptance, we all search for it but only some receive it.