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February 20, 2019
By colebear120 BRONZE, Charlotte, North Carolina
colebear120 BRONZE, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"I am a Witch. I am a B*tch. I don't care what you think."~Yoko Ono


i wish

that my arms were not my arms,

that my knobby knees belonged
to someone else.

but these are my skinny arms,

these knees are mine.

one day,

I will grow accustomed to these things
that make me

me.

but for now,

I’m a deer,

a newborn fawn,

unsure of herself,

and her wobbly appendages.



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starzx said...
on Aug. 14 2019 at 10:40 am
starzx, Manhattan, New York
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This is a beautiful and honest poem. I think we can all relate with these insecurities.