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When I was a girl…

September 2, 2012
By MadisonGrace SILVER, Nowhere, Oregon
MadisonGrace SILVER, Nowhere, Oregon
7 articles 1 photo 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everything is okay in the end,
if its not okay it's not the end."
"Be who you are and say how you feel because if someone matters they dont mind and if someone minds they dont matter"
"If God brings you to it he will bring you through it!"

I used to dream
Wanting to be Snow White or Cinderella
To grow up and be just like my big sister
To graduate and get a dream job
And of course I would fall in love and meet the perfect guy.

I used to play
Pretending to be everything I wasn't
Hoping to become anything I pretended to be
To be the smartest and prettiest
To be better than the rest

I used to hope
Willing what I needed to happen to become reality
But my dreams have yet to come true
I never became what I pretended
But I discovered that no matter what I dream or pretend to be
It never became reality

I can still hope and dream but I don't need to pretend, I can achieve any possibility. I can be anything or anyone I want to be as long as I continue to be me.

The author's comments:
I was just watching a fairy tale and realized that when I stopped dreaming and just did my best things started to fall into place in ways I wouldn't have expected or dreamed.

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on Nov. 19 2012 at 1:42 am
AlaskaGirl GOLD, Klawock, Alaska
11 articles 4 photos 147 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Screw the shining armor. I will take my man in dirty camo any day"

I don't know about any of you other girls but I can relate perfectly with the wanting to be a princess part growing up that was one of my dreams... This is a really good poem I love it. Keep up the amazing writing!