Another year passes

My mind and body so young and sweet
Ready to grasp the world and be free
Questions always spreading from my mind to my fingertips
Young and wild and full of joy
Another year older and brought to different standards
Head up
Chin up
Be smart, be positive, and always be sweet
Watch how much you eat and never speak
Lose your want to learn and need to become more
Boys don't like that
But you should smile more
Another year passes and this time your old enough to know
Be unapologetically you
Be sweet, be kind, be sassy and brash
Know that you are the only one who controls what you want
You're smart, your're beautiful, and more than just a girl
You've got the world at your fingertips and are ready to be free

This poem is about: 
Me

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