Miss (May I Stay Smiling?) America

Mon, 10/14/2013 - 18:15 -- tdgs59

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I look everyday on TV and see

I cannot relate

To these pageants queens who exemplify the "perfect" mate

And I question my beauty

My worth

And I wonder what can I change?

To get even a little taste of fame

May I Stay Smiling?

For just one day and be content

If a woman who is Miss America is not accepted,

Where do I stand?

Is the level of enough or too much blackness put in other's hands?

As long as you love that person in the mirror,

The question "May I Stay Smiling" will get clearer

Yes! You are beautiful in everyway

Don't let anybody control that smile you give day by day

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