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Give Yourself a Chance

 
This isn't meant to be boastful
I'm not trying to brag at all
I just can't seem to understand 
What seems to be my downfall?
 
Granted, I love the single life
Don't get me wrong
But it's your very disbelief 
That's kept me single so long
 
You never allow yourself the chance
To tell me who you are
It's as if we are simply acquaintences
Whose encounters between are few and far
 
Yes I can seem harsh
and Yes I do create my space
Because as for first impressions
You can never permanently erase
 
Don't take my distance as a warning
I'd love to allow you in
Someday you could cross that boundary
From acquaintence to friend
 
I'm not one for hearsay or games
A realist in every form
In a world of "typicalness"
I'm outside of the norm
 
Perhaps it's this persona
That gives off an array
Of unattainability
And causes you to stray
 
But don't feel so hesitant to know me
It just takes time to let you in
It's the effort of your ways
That ultimately determines when
 
I'd like to say I'm an exception
But for all I know you could be as well
I'll admit I need to learn 
That relationships aren't simply pass or fail
 
I'm in search of something pure and real
By no means a fairytale romance
At the end of the day I'm still a girl
So give yourself a chance
 
 
 

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