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Conform

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Conform

I am told 
I must conform
transform,
become a part 
of this crowded norm.
The way I carry myself,
my hair,
what I wear,
must all exist to fit in.
But I stand alone,
free,
I don't care 
if they don't love me!
The only one I want to be
is what God claims for me.
Must I stand tall in stilettos,
and fit into a slight size 3
just so my God accepts me?
I must be thankful 
every day that I wake,
because my God
is not like anyone here,
because he doesn't care
on how I conform,
or transform,
to the physical norms.
All God wants
is a heart that is true,
tries to bloom,
and he'll move me on,
no matter what 
the rest of the world 
thinks it can make me do.

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  1. Date: 3/3/2013 8:50:00 AM
    Betty, many blessings on your featured poem this passed week. Have yourself a new and awesome week.:-) Always & Forever * LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 3:50:00 PM
    I so enjoyed reading your poem today, Live, Live, Live and be whom you are, as people get older people change and change is good but a person has to be happy in their own skin, and yes God does love you for whom you are, Be Strong, peace debra

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 9:22:00 AM
    Well said, Betty. When you get my age - 83 - there is a sort of blessing. One no longer cares what the hell the Jones' think. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 2/25/2013 8:04:00 AM
    Enjoyed your poem, congratulations "God's ways are not our ways"

  1. Date: 2/24/2013 5:01:00 PM
    I love your poem...congratulations on being featured