Why Bother?

They tell you to be simple,

They shame you for being plain.

They tell you not to be insecure,

They shame you for being vain. 

"Put on your makeup girl,"

"Take another pill."

"Make your muscles bigger boy,"

"Forget about the pain you feel."

They tell you to be happy,

They tell you to be yourself.

Why bother with what they want,

When it ruins oneself?

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