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They Said. I Thought.

Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you. ~ Dr Seuss

By Caroline JanePublished 4 months ago β€’ 1 min read
They Said. I Thought.
Photo by Sage Friedman on Unsplash

They said they did not like it.

I thought. An opinion. Good for you.

They said you'll never make it.

I thought. Against whose measure?

They said I wasn't good enough.

I thought. Potential is relative.

They said I had problems.

I thought, And don't we all?

They said I was weird.

I thought. Yes. I am unique!

They said we are what we are.

I thought. Until we are not.

They said things will never change.

I thought. Change is a constant.

They said I was annoying.

I thought. Fair enough!

They said you are not one of us

I thought. Thankfully, no.

They said I was a loser.

I thought. I don't play your game.

They said life would be hard for me.

I thought. They can't see in my head.

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About the Creator

Caroline Jane

Open hearted maverick.

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  • zaineb abrar3 months ago

    Great! I can relate how it feels to be constantly discouraged!

  • I knwo what you mean , great words

  • Gerald Holmes4 months ago

    Perfect!! I loved this.

  • Dana Stewart4 months ago

    Love the message. Great cadence, good flow, empowering and affirming. Good work here.

  • Cathy holmes4 months ago

    Love this. She's got an answer for everything and confidence to burn. Really well done.

  • KJ Aartila4 months ago

    This is great! I love the alternating & contradictory POVs. :)

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