The little brown girl

This story is about the little brown girl
Who never realized how beautiful her golden skin was.

She lived her life believing,
Every single day,
That she would never be defined as beauty

She never thought to look carefully, and deeply at every inch of herself
At every single speck on her skin
At every shade of color, that made her who she was

She could not bother

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Illusions

“Everything is just temporary; Emotions, thoughts, people and scenery. Do not become attached, just flow with it” _Anonymous

I’ve been trying to figure things out and itching to write about this for a long time but I’ve been putting it off because I did not know what to title it. I finally came up with ‘Illusions’ and I thought… Why not?

Every day I see things and I inwardly laugh to myself and at myself for all the things that are happening, and I’m like what are we even doing?

Living our lives like there will always be tomorrow or even the next hour

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The Independent Girl

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“I believe that we are who we choose to be. Nobody is going to come and save you. You’ve got to save yourself nobody is going to give you anything, you’ve got to go out and fight for it. Nobody knows what you want except you, and nobody will be as sorry as you if you don’t get it. So don’t give up on your dreams” -unknown

I live by this quote.

Whenever I feel down or berated

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