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Insecurity Ruled

I was a nerd when I was a kid No doubt about it I was shy and skinny I never seemed to really fit in When it came to friends I didn't have many I was as shy as anyone could be The awkward kid who sucked her thumb Full of so much insecurity I hated school, thought I was dumb The thumb sucking gave me an ugly overbite As if it wasn't bad enough So I got braces to get my teeth right Then I really looked rough As I got older I made more friends That didn't do much for my hatred of school I would miss again and again I hated having to follow rules I hated each and every class My mind would be a million miles away My mama was afraid that I wouldn't pass She talked to me but I had nothing to say As the years went on it only got worse My hatred for it was at an all time high I felt like school was an evil curse To get out of going I would tell any lie I couldn't come up with a good reason to go I felt stupid in class and I made bad grades I didn't fit in there, I wanted to be alone I was a nerd who didn't even make A's There were a lot of things holding me back I was so very awkward and shy There were so many qualities I thought I lacked I just wanted to throw my hands up and cry I would get so irritated I wanted to be away from there Believe it or not I graduated but I actually still have school nightmares As I got older I felt better about me The shyness faded and my looks improved There wasn't nearly the pressure you see I was noticed more and often pursued I got married and found my place Everything started working out It moved at a pretty slow pace but never the less it was doubt I now have everything I could ask for A great life, great job and a pretty great guy Opportunity is knocking down my door I feel like I could sometimes even fly So I'm extremely happy that I didn't fail Glad that I wasn't all that cool The moral of this little tale Some people peak in high school What comes later is often sad to see We see it time and again They're not where you thought they would be They aren't even where they were then

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