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Just Kidding

They'll call you ugly.

They'll call you fat.

They may even hit you.

But it is all alright because of two words.

Just Kidding.

Kids are going to laugh an point when you walk.

Kids will mutter in the back when you talk.

Being alone is going to be a gossip

But it is all alright because of two words.

Just Kidding.

You are going to get hit.

They will beat you in the face.

Push you in the dirt.

Maybe even break your bones.

But it is all alright because of two words.

Just Kidding.

The moment you walk out of class.

They are waiting.

The moment you walk out of school.

They are waiting.

At the bus stop.

Still waiting.

They do this because it torments you.

It weakens you.

They do this because it makes them laugh.

Because it is a big joke.

But it is all alright because of two words.

Just Kidding.

When you start fighting back.

It is no longer funny.

They are no longer laughing.

They are no longer smiling.

When you fight back.

The jokes get bigger.

The hits get harder.

The rumors spread faster.

Though when the darkness grabs hold.

And you sit alone thinking.

Maybe it is better without you there.

That maybe the world doesn't need you.

So you end it all.

You stop breathing.

You stop living.

You stop existing.

When all the kids surround your picture.

They cry.

The ones who laughed.

The ones who hit you.

The ones who beat you down until you were nothing at all.

They cry not because they lost a friend.

Oh no.

They cry because they now know.

That two words mean nothing.

In the end you got the last laugh.

You make them feel for what they have done.

And you have hurt them as well.

But its all alright with just two words.


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not kidding

A perfect title and well_put message. Just distracted by the spaces between the lines. I think you've chosen using the advanced form. I think the simple form would serve you better since you're not using the bold, italics or the
Other than that, I agree with Teddy.
Thank you for sharing.


Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words
........Robert Frost☺

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