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  • The world just isn’t ready
    for people like us
    people who want excitement
    those who crave the unknown

    For those of us who are…
    life is difficult

    between constantly checking ourselves
    missing school
    biting our tongues
    and forcing a smile
    we are tired

    something as trivial as being
    or overweight
    or depressed
    or even just being the wrong gender
    can turn off those we need.

    Does my voice make you
    I will not stop this praise
    of this body
    of this soul.

    We are not what you call us
    different and depressed
    special and a girl
    wrong and overweight
    unnatural and gay

    We are beautiful and proud to live as we are
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