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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.
Boom.
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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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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JayCookie1997 Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

RIGHT IN THE FEELS.

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Thief-in-darkness Sep 26, 2013  Student Writer
this is so true
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VoadorChama Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Certainly speaks out against stereotypes. You did a good job writing this.
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but yeah people are judgemental
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:icontaeyoongjoongsa:
Is this how you look at everything? Or is this just to say people are wrong sometimes?
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KelaLewis-Morin Jun 23, 2013  Student Writer
The truth and very well written good job :)
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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.
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Unisis-2-in-1-beauty Jun 3, 2013  Student General Artist
O-O
So true.
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MikkiMarie Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks :D
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