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I'm just sayin'

August 2, 2010
By WritingAngel20 BRONZE, Ardmore, Alabama
WritingAngel20 BRONZE, Ardmore, Alabama
3 articles 0 photos 36 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In order to suceed, your desire for success must be greater than your fear of failure" -Bill Cosby

It's hard to be diffrent sometimes,
Do you know they cry at night?
The hatred of being born this way,
Listen to me I got something to say,
Bein' diffrent ain't nothin',
I'm my own person,
I'm black and proud,
not afraid to stand out.
People who are of color or those who aren't as straight as a line are part of evil hate crimes.
You're out here killing your brother, stop the madness and keep the peace...
Or next it could be you or even me.

The author's comments:
It's crazy what folks who aren't normasl go through and it really isn't fair

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This article has 12 comments.

Shahed GOLD said...
on Aug. 9 2010 at 3:59 pm
Shahed GOLD, Tulsa, Oklahoma
16 articles 2 photos 350 comments

Favorite Quote:
"People are like tea bags, they don't realize their own strength until they're dropped in hot water "
“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway."

I know what its like to be different than others, and what's like when they look at you in a "way".. I like it! 5/5! Good job its such a good poem

Check out my work :))

on Aug. 9 2010 at 1:24 pm
kaitygrace BRONZE, In The Country, Iowa
1 article 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
if i lived like there's no tomarrow i'd be dead or locked up:)

wow! that was a really amazing poem:) keep up the work i love it!

KozzyKhaos said...
on Aug. 8 2010 at 8:03 pm
Its weird that people think that normal even exists.

Nevah GOLD said...
on Aug. 7 2010 at 7:48 pm
Nevah GOLD, Horseheads, New York
11 articles 0 photos 7 comments
Nice message. I can definately relate to this. I can definately feel the emotions you're trying to prtray. Good work.

on Aug. 6 2010 at 7:05 pm
ShytoyaB SILVER, Oxford, Alabama
6 articles 0 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
There's gonna be some stuff u gonna see that's gonna make it hard To smile in the future, but through whatever you see, Through all the rain and all the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor. you gotta be able to smile through all this bull~"~tupac

this is a very good poem... :D pls check out some  of my work when you have time...thanks

on Aug. 6 2010 at 2:48 am
SnehaChatterjee PLATINUM, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, Other
45 articles 2 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
Two roads diverged in the woods and I,
I took the one less travelled by,
And that has made all the difference

wow dis is really vry gud!! Keep writing!

coly33 BRONZE said...
on Aug. 5 2010 at 6:42 pm
coly33 BRONZE, Lyndhurst, New Jersey
4 articles 0 photos 76 comments

i like the meaning of the poem and stuff but idk what but there was something i didnt like about but it was good that u wrote it any way


Saidah. GOLD said...
on Aug. 5 2010 at 10:28 am
Saidah. GOLD, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
11 articles 0 photos 15 comments
Awh , Ii Lyk Thiss Poem Very Much ! Goodd Jobb .

on Aug. 4 2010 at 8:38 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Wow this is so amazing and powerful!!! i love iT!!! If you could please rate and comment on my work that would be great!! thanks and ur sooo good!!!

on Aug. 4 2010 at 5:31 pm
MercedesXO DIAMOND, South Easton, Massachusetts
52 articles 0 photos 280 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I realize that life is risks. It's acknowledging the past but looking forward. It's taking chances that we will make mistakes but believeing we all deserve to be forgiven."
-The Dead Tossed Waves.

this is powerful. great writing and amazing message:) i love it. and i am mixed. (half black half portugues) and i completely agree. nothing like race, or color, or ANY of that should matter.

i'd love for you (or anyone else reading this) to check out some of my work. especially my poem 'Torturer of a King.'

it would be greatly appriciated:)

on Aug. 4 2010 at 4:34 pm
forgottenangel SILVER, Dearborn, Michigan
8 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Silence is Golden"

Im not black but i do look pretty tan myself. Just because your skin color is different doesn't mean ur not normal. Your absolutely complete. God made you this way. I love your poem though :) amazing job. keep going 

on Aug. 4 2010 at 7:49 am
PoeticTouch GOLD, Saida, Other
11 articles 0 photos 47 comments

Favorite Quote:
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow

this is really nice, and i agree:) check out some of my work if u can:) thanks:)