A Dream in Her Pocket

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Sometimes my life is driven by the promise of academic success, 

that the school of my dreams awaits my arrival, and that my fame and fortune will sprout from there. 

 

Sometimes my life is driven by the promise of social acceptance

that the people of the people of the people that I know will see me, and they will remember the sound of my name. 

 

Sometimes my life is driven by the promise of material wealth

that I will not have to worry about my financial stability, and that I can afford the future I desire. 

 

Sometimes, I am driven by the promise of becoming Alyssa: the girl with a dream in her pocket. 

 

Othertimes, 

I am only human, striving to attain the average.

Othertimes, 

I am an outcast, remembered by few, and known by even less. 

Othertimes, 

I am poor, with no nickel to my name, or penny for my thoughts. 
 

Othertimes, I am Alyssa: the girl with a dream in her pocket.

This poem is about: 
Me

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