REDEFINE WHAT IS MINE

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Struggles

That is why I am beautiful

Mistakes

That is why I am smart

Flaws

That is why I am me

 

Growing up, Daddy is supposed to tell his little angel

That she is the most beautiful princess in the world

But instead

Mine hit me

 

My Daddy would always ask me

“Why are you not good enough”

And I believed him

I never thought I was good enough

 

I dealt with these questions

“Why are you such a disgrace to our name”

“Why are you so ugly”

“Why are you not good enough”

For thirteen years of my life before

I finally stood up and said it

 

That is enough.

 

I spent the next five years of my life

Questioning myself

 

Who am I

 

Who do I want to be

 

And that’s when I finally realized

I am good enough for myself

 

I am the only person I need to be good enough for

 

Because you see

Daddy always told me
I would never succeed without him

 

And now I am studying at the number one public university

In the entire world

Succeeding

Winning

Learning

Teaching

Every single day

 

And that is why I am beautiful

 

Through the low times

Mommy’s diagnosis

She might not live through this

We have no money left

 

The high times

Being accepted into my dream university

Fighting through my weaknesses

Being my own support system

 

I stayed strong

 

I supported not only myself

But my family

 

And that is why I am beautiful

 

I stood up

I said that is enough

This is my life

 

I stood up

When the world was pushing me down

This is my life

 

Struggles

That is why I am beautiful

Mistakes

That is why I am smart

Flaws

That is why I am me

 

And now I will fight

For every little angel

Who doesn’t believe she is good enough

 

I will fight

For every little princess

Who thinks she needs a man to love her

Before she can love herself

 

I will fight

To prove to this little girl


All you need is yourself

 

Life is a journey

And you must love yourself
Before you can share this love

With somebody else

 

Loving yourself

Starts with

 

One

 

Simple

 

Phrase

 

Struggles

That is why I am beautiful

Mistakes

That is why I am smart

Flaws

That is why I am me

 

I am proud to be me


I am flawless

I am beautiful

I am me

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ParraCast

Wow. Just wow. So so good, I was tearing up.

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