Bare Necessities

It's early, and I get out of bed

I look in the mirror, and the first thing I see

is my face in the morning

Natural, bare, and full of acne

I often wonder to myself,

"Why don't I wear makeup like other girls?"

"Should I learn how to do my own makeup? Should I even try to learn?"

"How come I'm not skinny like everyone else? Why am I insecure about my own body?"

"Should I go on a diet, exercise more, and eat healthier? Do I need to lose weight?"

But then I realized, I don't need to fit in.

I was BORN to stand out.


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