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I Walk

May 9, 2012
By WendyInNeverLand BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
WendyInNeverLand BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
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And so the lion fell in love with the lamb <3

Kahlil Gibran once said,
The deeper that sorrow carves into us, the more joy we can contain
But still,
I walk through school today,
I won’t be teased today
I walk through town
The others won’t stare at me
I walk through parks
I won’t get laughed at
I walk through my thoughts
Why don’t I fit in?
My hair-isn’t like theirs
My music-isn’t the same
My heart-still aches
I walk through life
Somewhere, the world will take me,
For me.

The author's comments:
This poem was written for a literacy project. I tried to see through the eyes of a girl who is going through the battle of stereotyping.

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