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I am compassionate Not self-compassionate. I am empathetic Not self-empathetic. I am loving Not self-loving. I am caring Not self-caring. I must take care of myself. 
  Smile smile stay  Smile smile go Smile in denial  Crooked teeth crooked cops  Crooked world crooked rocks  Chipped teeth broken teeth  Challenge accepted smiles unprotected 
Do I intimidate you? With the way I wear my skin  Do you fear the way I stand?  Because I don't let my insecurities win   Can you handle the way I walk  like I've got red carpet beneath every step
Do I intimidate you? With the way I wear my skin  Do you fear the way I stand?  Because I don't let my insecurities win   Can you handle the way I walk  like I've got red carpet beneath every step
Hey, I gotta deal with trauma before it deals with me  I think about you often but not all the time  What are you like when emotions arise? And how do you look like when you rise? 
Hey, you. Yeah, you! Have you had enough water today? . . . Take care of yourself! Geez! (I say this 'cause I love you!)
Am I tainted now? I’m asking out of curiosity. My darling, sweet child of mine, Don’t blame yourself for this act of atrocity. A twisted man crossed the line,
Someday,    Someday, I will be a representation of my generation because I will stand up for those within it.  Someday, I will be loving to everyone who feels unloved. 
Because I Love You, Please Eat. it's been three days and you are so shakey it's like you could crumble at any second. Breathe. in and out, it seems impossible in the moment
Tempest resolve within me,Cursing these waters with intrusive collision.Meeting crest by crest with defiance.Clamor and upheaval, I dwindle away;The saline waters eroding this fleshy vessel.
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