Community//

Evil may seem powerful but, it loses in the end.

Love yourself. Respect yourself. Move ahead.

Don’t forget to

raise your voice

when their words

hurt your soul.

Don’t forget to shove,

when they try to hush you.

If every time you look

at yourself, and

all that you can see is

the ruined mascara,

dry lips and burning eyes

Girl,

that’s the proof for you

to pack your bags and leave.

If they bury you

with the roses and

burn you alive

with their words

Girl,

that’s the proof for you

to pack your bags and leave.

Don’t forget to

raise your voice

when their words

hurt your soul.

Don’t forget to shove,

when they try to hush you.

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