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Respect yourself

February 14, 2015
By Gabbyyirene GOLD, Winter Garden, Florida
Gabbyyirene GOLD, Winter Garden, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
You have every right to a beautiful life- Selena Gomez

You hit me up asking me to expose my body.
Paragraphs of what I would do to you?
I'm sorry but I ain't sloppy.
I want someone who respects me and I'll call them my boo.

This generation is such a mess.
Everybody is obsessed with sex and drugs.

Me? I'm obsessed with success.

I have no interest in lowlives or thugs.

We live in a society that cares more about body than mind.
More about a** then class.
They don't even care about being kind.
I hope to god this phase will pass.

I need someone who wants the same things as I do.
Someone who won't put pressure on me.
Don't get me wrong, as of now I don't want something new.
I'm just trying to show you what's up so you can see.

Sometimes you just have to walk alone.
Find out who you are and your place in the world.
Let your self worth be shown.
Don't let the problems keep being hurled.

Keep your head up and chest high.
Baby girl show them what your capable of.
You're going places , you can't deny.
Towards yourself you need to love.

The author's comments:

I wrote this because all anybody wants to do is get high and party. I want to experience life in a way I can actually remember. I want to actually live.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Mar. 5 2015 at 6:00 pm
SammieAHernandez BRONZE, Winter Garden, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
" Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple." - Dr. Suess
" There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion." - Edgar Allan Poe

That's so true! We know tons of people like that. Most guys only care about the physical attraction more than the emotional connection.

on Feb. 21 2015 at 9:44 pm
Cass3453 SILVER, Windermere, Florida
5 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Freedom is a point of view." ~Anonymous

The first comment certantly not the last This piece has left a lingering of well deserved justice in my mind.