Because

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 00:22 -- Takumi

I always wanted to write a poem,

Watch my words grow on my page like a blossom in spring.

But I never did,

Because no one told me that I could.

 

I always wanted to sing a song,

Hear my voice echo off the walls and know that I made such a godly sound.

But I never did,

Because someone told me that I had it wrong.

 

I always wanted to be the president,

Heal the broken nation and once more restore justice to the world.

But I never did,

Because they told me that I wouldn’t make it.

 

I always wanted to speak up,

Let people know that I had something to say.

And so I did,

Because I told them that I can.

 
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