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He awakens to a day of hopeafter happy day of birthattended by smiling parents proudwho know his priceless worth.He awakens to a day of hopelying restless on his bumafter one move that surprises him
Alright, enough with this nice girl bullshit It took too long to understand that an open hand can't hold shit 'Cause the more you give, the more they want
All who attempt to Behold the wondrous works Of the ancient wielders of pathos Are to wait until eternal rest comes upon them
I will listen to society and I might cry at the words I hear, but I still do when she is wounded by her own sword And I will stand to say that I love her like a mother or sister
I am a girl. I am a woman. My sex is girl. I am powerful. I am worthy. In this man made world, I am sturdy. I will not let you look at me any less than you look at yourself. I am amazing. I will NOT LET YOU BELITTLE
In a world built by the blood, sweat, and tears of people who look like meFrom the fields to front officesFrom the streets to street prophetsThey look at us and still see the whips and chainsThey owned us
The thought of someone out there Believing they do not matter, Because their president says so.    The satisfied looks on the faces of people Who have never valued those different than themselves. 
Color encompassing unfamiliar faces   All united under one familiar flag soaring high    Unknown are the backgrounds, but defined are the races    Gathering and discussing under one sky  
Hope's door is closing Seeing you crossing The door is closer As you are demising Other side the mirror The girl is abiding As she gets reminded, so she is glazing
You who are not the world's standard of beauty You who is not seen as smart You who is not seen as special You who is seen as an unremarkable mistake 
I cannot stand, nor sit here in this darkness i dread There is none to follow me or compliment this ability I cannot hold such negativity here in my hand The pain, too much for me is now rotting in the corner.
We've stood here for centuries. We've stood here since the first defiance Shown through the eating of a fruit forbidden.
This is how it goes: You are yellow you know most embrace the color your small eyes. But I am not!  I am more than that! I have eyes, yes! So do you!
Dear boy with the alluring smile, Thank you for taking away my trust once again:  
Every day is another war, Another soul lost Another closed door And at what cost?
As I sit, I wonder. About life. About love and hate and the world. And love and hate in the world. We have hugs and smiles. Why must they be lifted by killing and sneers?
Grab the outstretched hand. Take it now. You never know when your strength will give out. Believe.
I think I'm tired of taking a stand It seems like it doesn't matter Everyone's up in arms  But no one will ever change It's time we all take a seat Maybe watch what we eat Maybe we get off the street
(A.K.A 'Question')Why praise God, onlyto curse & challenge His namewhen a trial comes?
What are limits without timeWhat is distance without a prizeWhat do you win once you have won what you have wanted all alongWhat is a fight without a warWhat is speech with no encore
all will bow and hushin the Creator's presencewhen Judgement's due. 
We all have a voice inside us That wants to be heard To scream above the mountain tops Our greatest dreams and fears To express oneself for all to hear Would be a dream come true
From my moment of creation I had a determination  
A stencil does not
Slowly coming sucky death getting closer with each breath within my heart there burns a flame that gets brighter at the sound of your name.
Up I go Onto my own two feet My first time My first step   I pulled myself up But then I fell I began to cry But my mom pulled me up   "Don't cy" She said
We live in a world where no one is accepted It’s 2014 and nothing much has changed Society is way harsher now than it was in 1960 1960 was the time where everyone accepted each other for who they were
These words are in my head Shouting, begging to be released. They have slowed but never ceased, Weighing me down like lead.   I try to keep them inside Tucked away in the dusty corners
You see that kid over there? His dad abandoned him when he was only five , and his mom killed herself when he was just ten Hes a foster child. His foster parents beat him. He smells like alcohol and weed
Let's go I'm ready
Its not always understood that maybe your cultural views and religon, tend to get in the way of many things.
Can He still feeel the nails dig in? Each time I fall and just give in To evey lie? To evey sin?
If you are a real christian you will love everyone, for love is the greatest commandment of all,Hatred causes arguments, but love overlooks all wrongs.
How I stand my role I acknowledge my existence with positive soul So walk in my shoe
  I am a woman, Not a figurine that can be stood on a shelf
Never will I forget the heavy chain of scatterbrained problems that emitted from a simple choice.
I sit here on graduation day.
  I am insane. Accept it or not. I am not the type to change just for any person. So don’t even try,  Because I will never alter.
They don’t wanna see me with you, they say I can do better But what do they know? Tellin me how to feel and how to love At the end of the day nobody knows about this but US
Walking down the street Its more than a dream Its the reality that makes my soul want to jump out of me What I see is a frightening sight All different faces but no difference inside
I love fashion because it is like an extension of my personality and what kind of mood I'm in. It can invite people in and show the softer side of me. Our choice of clothes represent inner desires and emotions which we want to show or hide too.
Love thy name Why not love it? It is special Love thy name Was is it not sent from above? It matches the beautiful person Love thy name Could you be with you without it?
Escaping from it's place some time ago,  no direction - searching for an unknown soul.  In need of comfort, another person who's unclear.  Looking and looking, and the time comes near. 
I Invent the non-existent Realize the reality of the unreal Imagine the unimaginable Read an unwritten story I create   Accept the possibility of the impossible Expect the unexpected
  And when work is done,This poem has left me...My soul refreshed,AnewI feel cleansed.
Words, they are a wonderous, miraculous creation.  They bring about many emotions in people, from melancholy to elation.   Why people would ever bring themselves to use these to hurt others, from someones grandparents, and even their little brothe
Pride; It’s often seen as someone who loves attention. People see it as someone who evokes nonsense. Power; The first thought that comes to mind is control; Those with power are accused of always controlling.
Oh happiness, take me upon your wings fly me above and away take me farther than my dreams on the dawn of breaking day
When I think of humanity I think of vulnurability. We humans find it hard to be real in fear of exposing too much of ourselves. In fear that someone might hurt us or even use our struggles against us.
You would think that love would be easy to find I mean Isn't it stronger than anything? I wish i could find someone i could love with the heart that ive already given away Not only that...
Morning light blazing into mine eyesA ray of hope to my sleepless nightsMy soul cascaded across the skiesNaked before His light all too brightYou and I had broke all tiesBut just to let you know, I am alright
  Just sit back let the world spin you thats what I thought Stay still don’t embarrass your lips
Moonshine floods the curtain lace and bathes the room in colors of soft serenity.
At the sound of the tone please release emotions.........(beep) IM A CRYBABY *Ring Ring* "Wassup bae" "nothing".......................(30 minutes of silence) IM A BRAT
To love is to feel pain. To love means giving your whole heart to someone else. It's a tricky thing, unexplainable and sometimes unreasonable. It makes you vulnerable and leaves you wanting more of it.
Ahhh ! I cant sleep. my eyes pry open, my mouth screams leave me be, ive been done wrong, done wrong and it's hard to be me. every thought is ruined by one person, that one person that told me i could never be successful in life.
A family member gone. Not even able to understand why you were so cold.  Trapped in my sorrow, these words were the only way to go. You left me without warning, how could you go?
Little boy who claims to know love Manipulates visions of rose petals and doves Your words fill my mind with images to relate False happiness comes with the lies you create Oh you confused little boy
She was the lightning that danced across his night skies. He was her rock when her waves broke on the shores. She was the rock he broke himself against. She was the mystery he couldn't quite solve. 
You left me You were once Mine Once Your hold, your lips, all mine Once I remember the sleepless nights we spent together creating passion, solving problems
My story may not be long but it's a good read.  Carelessly flipping through the pages? You might miss something. The young girl who was filled with joy who's trust in people went void.
Right about now, I don't know what i'll do without him. I know he needs me, I can Hear it in his voice. Nobody else cares the way I do. Right I jest don't know what to do. I could easily be with someone else. I am' but it's not the same.
Babies are crying, While adults are going to work, Children playing up and down the streets, Everybody laughing until reality sets in, Wondering how bills will be paid
They say to sit down, want me to shut up. They say I'm too young, I can't know. Tell me I'm ignorant, I'm naive. But I am experiencing, right here, right now.
We stood. We stood in the streets, On the courthouse steps, In the park, By the church. We stood.
Here I stand Feeling sorry for myself Feeling beaten feeling bruised Feeling lost and insecure Like there is nothing going for me
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