Love is commitment. Love is not always understanding them, but trying to. Love is knowing that when life gets too heavy, you have them to spot you. Love is both words and action. Love is when your mistakes are your fault alone and making excuses is too risky so your only option is to try […]
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too small too tall too loud too proud too narrow too wide too polite too uninviting too stiff too rhythmic too aggressive too passive too mysterious too open too dark too light too humorous too serious too bitter too sweet too calm too quiet too oblivious too aware too smart too ugly too fine too […]
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We can’t afford it We’ve been nickeled and dimed far too many times To make fun of our sisters on the welfare line or To make fun of the young queens on the payday loan line in a bind Trying to pay fall tuition in the wintertime No more change left to spare There’s no […] […]
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Pure fire. AGAIN Cheat on me again Ignore me again Choose her over me again Disrespect me again Yell at me again Don’t buy me anything again Don’t introduce me again Choose them over me again Lie to me again Don’t call when you say you will again Don’t come when you say you will […]
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We can’t make people happy; we can only encourage happiness to be a part of their diet. Until they can take that step with themselves, nothing will matter; it’ll all feel like tires in the mud. And every move will feel muted, every accomplishment will seem to be on a path they wish they’d found […]
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