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The Eclectic Pen - inner beauty

By: Amanda R. (amandaripsam)   + 10 more  
Date Submitted: 6/15/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 104

  I want to look in the mirror

I want to like what I see

I wish I could stop comparing myself to everybody else

I want to embrase my curves, my hips, my thighs,

Instead I hide behind baggy cloths and a layer of make up

I can't see the beauty he see's in me

I dont' understand why he loves me

I don't have a plan for my life any more

I am a go with the flow kinda of girl now

I just walk through the open doors

I used to have plans of my own

now everything I have is not set in stone

and I am frightful I might fail

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Jim H. (Pecos45) - 6/15/2007 10:39 PM ET
Good thoughts, Amanda. One of the hardest things in life is learning to love ourselves. This must be double hard for a woman who finds that about 25% of everything she hears and sees each day is some advertisement for "beauty aids," diets or otherwise altering a supposedly "imperfect" self.
IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 6/18/2007 7:11 PM ET
I like this honest emotion
IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 6/18/2007 10:30 PM ET
You have a beautiful soul
Carole E. - 6/21/2007 1:54 PM ET
We all have something special about ourselves; we are individuals. Look inside to find the spark that only you have. Give yourself credit. Looks like you have a knack for writing, keep it up. Good for you.
Sol E. (sunnychick104) - 6/28/2007 4:06 AM ET
this used to be me. you will learn to embrace yourself, trust that. trust him that loves you, don't second-guess.
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