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By Sara Published 3 months ago 1 min read
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i do community service

for all the boys

looking for their wives

while they find them

and listen to them moan.

maybe then

the father who

made me

(not the ones i call daddy)

will think i am not

useless.

i know i am

delusional

but not entirely

because i know.

i get bored too fast

fall in love too fast

and i don’t want kids.

my life looks like

the exact opposite

of my mother’s dreams.

i speak my mind

and i am not sorry.

i have been

too many places

and known too many people

and i still don’t

know me.

(just that

i can make

men happy)

and that

maybe i will never know

but i will never stop

wanting to.

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About the Creator

Sara

Don’t look for love.

Be love.

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  • Kendall Defoe 3 months ago

    The service industry is very important!

  • Paul Stewart3 months ago

    Ouch...this is full of sadness and honesty. Lots to think over. Not meeting parent's expectations...and more. Every single word has its place and is working hard. Well done, Sara.

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