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Keep Your Hands To Yourself

December 27, 2021
By NicoleRV SILVER, Lawerance, Massachusetts
NicoleRV SILVER, Lawerance, Massachusetts
6 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Failure is a bruise not a tattoo"
-Jon Sinclair


We are not a prize to be won 

Nor a trophy to be shown 


We might sparkle in the dark 

and shine in your eyes 


But we are not something you own 

Or throw aside to the curb 

Like a trash bag, worth nothing 


We can combine our voices 

Into one

Show you that we are not a small mouse

You can step on


You degrade our voices

Make us feel small

 

But we don’t remember needing you

          at all



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wesleyd SILVER said...
on Jan. 18 at 8:56 am
wesleyd SILVER, Lawrence, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” - Rosa Parks

Amazing poem, lots of strong and powerful lines.

on Jan. 16 at 8:01 pm
piperw811 PLATINUM, Pittsford, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"chemistry between people is the strangest science of all" - Bridgett Devoue

absolutely LOVE this poem. those last two lines are so powerful!!

on Jan. 11 at 12:26 pm
jazzy214 BRONZE, Grand Prairie, Texas
2 articles 2 photos 3 comments
brava!! this speaks in volumes!! you should check out my free verse, I think we have similar thoughts <3