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February 21, 2013
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Oh, so you're not thin?

Tell me how you're ugly.

Oh, so your hair doesn't look good everyday?

Tell me whose does.

Oh, so you make mistakes?

Tell me who doesn't.

Oh, so you're not a model?

Tell me what the definition of beauty is.

Oh, so you aren't normal?

Tell me what "normal" is.

Oh, so you aren't good enough?

Tell me why.

You can't.

Because there isn't a standard you need to reach to be yourself.

 

 

this is another inspirational poem thing for my feels about bullying, helf harm, depression, etc. It was kind of sparked bny my friend and his confession of his feelings. I want to spread the word around that it is a bigger problem that you may think. People actually this about themselves and others take it as something attention-whores do. People actually think of themselves as worthless and it breaks my heart </3 so any support would be great. it could save someone :)
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UselessItalian Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. Love the last line of this one. ^^
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Iceworlf Mar 2, 2013
its true alot of people think this about themselves and no one believes them
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7Demented Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup: Nice job! :clap:
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:iconpaulypants:
This piece would be perfect for a project we are developing -- an online gallery for artists who have been bullied or who explore the theme of bullying in their work. It's called the You Will Rise Project. Check it out here: [link] and read the "Submit Work" section for details about sharing your work on our site. Thanks!
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Mimibert Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh sure thing! thank youso much for wanting my work part of your gallery! :D i quickly read the description for submiting an i have a question: for this poetry work, would i just kinda type it out in the email itself, or use some other format within the email containg the poetry?
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:iconpaulypants:
You can just type it out in the e-mail. That's the easiest. Thanks!
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Mimibert Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you. i will get it submitted soon :3
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:iconsabalon-glitz:
Wow!! So true. Good job, I really liked it.
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:iconkeke46:
Thank you. Just thank you. I showed my friend this, and I think I made her realize somethimg about herself. And if I didn't....I don't know what to do. But really, thank you. Your artwork is great and your poetry is beautiful.
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00SIMPLESOUL00 Feb 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't care what other people say about this poem, it's kind, truthful and people think the repetitive message gets old only because they didn't expect that many to be like this. Pain like this should be acknowledged and expressed, otherwise it holds people back. If we disregarded it, we disregard everyone, and with that in mind, this poem speaks the truth, and for that I thank for expressing pain that many of us need to accept, not discourage.
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