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We Need To Stop

September 13, 2015
By SoNotSeema PLATINUM, Debrezeit, Other
SoNotSeema PLATINUM, Debrezeit, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Deep down we all know our worth, we just need someone to truly love us first"
"Now that I know what it means to be dead, I can start living again"
"I am not afraid to keep on living I am not afraid to walk this world alone"

We live in a society
Where people would
Rather talk to their
Phones that to the
Person in from of them.
Where there are more
People with eating
Disorders that there
Are people with green
Eyes. Where 1/8
Suffer from self-harm.
Where people get killed
For the colour of their
Skin. Where they teach
People to not get raped
Rather than don’t rape.
Where men are told
That they can’t be
“Sissy”. Where women
Can’t be a “butch”. Where
The perfect woman
Has a thigh gap,
Big breasts and
A tiny waist. Where
The perfect man doesn’t
Cry and has abs. where
School is about passing
Rather than learning.
Where a man said:
“I can’t breathe” 11
Times before he was
Released. Where
Kids die every
Day from taking their
Lives. Where
They tell you to be
Yourself but judge
You till you break.
Where 3+ people in every
Class suffer from
A mental disorder.
Where men are stuck
In abusive relationships.
Where there are abusive
Relationships. Where
Parents don’t love
Their children. Where
Girls are forced to
Change because their
Bodies are “distractions”.
Where boys are taught that
Not being a virgin is
Manly. Where kids
Prefer to drink illegal
Substances than do
Homework. Where school
Is more important then
Your mental health.
Where woman can’t
Have “casual sex”
Because they’re too
Emotional. Where
Black people protesting
Are claimed terrorists.
Where 1 in every 3
Women experience
Sexual assault by the
Time they leave university.
Where people say
“Men can’t get raped.”
Where women are
Looked at as objects,
Where people are against
Each other. Where diet
Pills are cheaper than
Medication. Where a
Majority of the world
Is homeless. Where we
Destroy smaller
Countries for our
Benefits. We live in
A self-destructive
Society. And we
Need to stop.

The author's comments:

I wrote this in 15 minutes for a coffee house.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Sep. 17 2015 at 4:22 pm
ArcticMonkeys14 GOLD, Waianae, Hawaii
14 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"to die would be an awefully big adventure" "to live would be an awefully big adventure"

You are a great writer!!!!!!

_ambyK SILVER said...
on Sep. 17 2015 at 12:56 pm
_ambyK SILVER, Paris, Tennessee
5 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm not following anyone else's tracks, I'm making my own."
-Picabo Street

This is so true, I loved it. Keep writing, this is really good!