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Somebody Im Not

March 4, 2022
By TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
“The apple doesn't fall far from the tree." I guess that means we're just products of whoever made us and we don't have much control. The thing is, when people use that phrase, they ignore the most critical part: the falling. Within the logic of that saying, the apple falls every single time. Not falling isn't an option. So, if the apple has to fall, the most important question in my mind is what happens to it upon hitting the ground? Does it touch down with barely a scratch? Or does it smash on impact? Two vastly different fates. When you think about it, who cares about its proximity to the tree or what type of tree spawned it? What really makes all the difference, then, is how we land.”
― Val Emmich, Dear Evan Hansen


Everyone assumes that they know you

how is that true when you don't know you

you know your favorite food

colour and season

But that's now what makes you who you are

who do you want to be?

who do you want to see?

why do you want to be?

these are asked and never answered

So we wear our masks and hope to entrance them

so never say you know who I am

when I don't even know where I stand


The author's comments:

This is for me... no one else


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Afra DIAMOND said...
on Mar. 24 at 6:17 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"You can’t ask other people to believe you and vote for you if you don’t back yourself."
-Jacinda Ardern-

"If I can make someone's day brighter, happier, better, that makes me happier."
-Ava Max-

"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

"A Bridge Has Two Sides."
-Elsa- (Fictional character- Frozen)

“I knew who I was as a girl but I had to find who I was as a woman.”
-Delta Goodrem-

This piece talks well about that bitter truth...
Your words here are really powerful and topnotch...Keep writing...✍🏻✍🏻✍🏻