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I Gave Up Today

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I Gave Up Today

Today I gave up trying to fit societies mould
An effort that I thought sounded rather bold

Today I gave up trying to conform my dress and look like who I'm not
I admit that I like overvalls and sandals with warm socks. 

Today I gave up trying to defend my opinions  and my thoughts
I accept that we will disagree more often that we will not.

Today I gave up trying but that statement isn't what it seems
Instead of trying to be what I'm not -  today I showed up as me 

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  1. Date: 5/16/2012 1:06:00 PM
    Fantastic and I have a poem that is very similar in it content called I'm just me. Have a wonderful day. TLee

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 1:24:00 PM
    Tomorrow is a brand new day, do your best and never give up Ann. - Like this poem alot, well written. - oxox hugs Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 12:24:00 PM
    A pleasure to read your poetry today Ann. I will try to come back later this week to read more. I have a spring cold and not up to reading for too long. Have a wonderful week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 9:48:00 AM
    Ann great lines, never giveup..David

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 9:22:00 AM
    Absolutely love this. Inspiring, brought a smile to my ugly face.