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Poetry by ChloeRhiannonX

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February 20, 2013
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You're anorexic if you're thin
You're not? Then you're obese.

If you're different, you're insane
You're not? Then you're a fake.

If you're happy, you're hiding something.
You're not? You must be emo.

If you're dating, you're a slut.
You're not? You must have no friends.

If you're popular, you're a jerk.
You're not? You're a nobody.

If you're quiet, you must be disabled.
You're not? You obnoxious freak.

If you're you, you're wrong.
You're not?
Then you must be perfect.
Just something i wrote quickly, hope is pleases y'all :)
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This poem is slightly different than the others - no, I'm not referring ot the lack of rhymes people usually define "poem" with. It defines not a lost love nor a need for a new one, but the issues the author has (let's face it, everyone has) with common society. People often judge you no matter what you do or who you are and you cannot get away from this behaviour.

The contrast here is indeed, fellow readers, hard to grasp at first. It is not because of bad portrayal or lack of technique but the sheer rarity of this particular technique.

I know usually you're supposed to show a negative point, but personally I can't think of any off the top of my head. I was truly blown away!
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Critique by alexaxbeat Feb 21, 2013, 4:38:24 PM
I have to say, this was extremely true, and brilliantly written!
The poem relates to many people, and is very serious. It isn't the MOST original poem, and there are several like it, but the wonderful thing is, they are constantly written because they are beautiful! Though, it has it's own special essence that gives it it's originality. My only complaint would be that, it doesn't have a REAL ending to tie it up. if it didn't just stop supplying words, it would be able to continue as it is. I believe it should have one last phrase, or word to indicate it has ended. Besides that, I thought this poem was very inspirational.
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jasper-lamarai Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how very true. 
RogersTheBull Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing. Contrary to what alexasbeat says, I think the last paragraph ends it perfectly (is that the wrong thing to say? ;p). It's the saddest line.
Also, have you read any Alexander McCall Smith. I think in one of his books (perhaps several) he mentions something about the beautiful being that which is perfectly at home in the space it occupies, as are all animals, but not so many humans.
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Thief-in-darkness Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Student Writer
this is so true
VoadorChama Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Certainly speaks out against stereotypes. You did a good job writing this.
TaeYoongJoongSa Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
but yeah people are judgemental
TaeYoongJoongSa Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
Is this how you look at everything? Or is this just to say people are wrong sometimes?
KelaLewis-Morin Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Student Writer
The truth and very well written good job :)
killerlord123 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013
The people are like the Sith Lords. They only consider extremes.
And they can think what they want about me. I'll just say "meh" and walk away.
glitterygrace13 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
amen to this
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