I smile because it's gorgeous

& cry because I'm hurt

I don't take no ish from ANYONE

Because I value my self worth

I dance because I can

& laugh because it's funny

Niggas stay fishin'

For chicks about sex & money

I love who I am

& no one can make that stop

The kid wants higher things

Pushing til' I reach the top

I write because it soothes me

& you listen when you're there

You might see a tear or two

Because I really care

I'm quiet when I need to be

& shine like the world is mine

Relaxin' my mind from troubles

Because with God, I'll be just fine


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