The Meaning of "No"

Posted Avatar Kookie_18 , High Schooler

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Kookie_18
Member since July 27, 2017
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  • Age 13

Why did you do what you did,hurt what you hurt,touch what you touched Didn'tyou think that I was scared?That I didn't want your hands,roaming, exploring, prodding? Youmelted me until I was water,burned me until I was steam.Left me invisible and broken,a piece of dust swept under the carpet.But what about the other one?Why didn't you...


I'm Brown, Not a Terrorist

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Kookie_18
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I have brown skin. My arms, my legs, my hands, my face, they're all brown. When I was a little girl, all I ever wanted was to be like the other kids. White. To tell you the truth, I just wanted to be anyone but myself. I was the only brown kid in the entire grade which kind of sucked. I was laughed at for my name, my 'accent', and everything else that that made me different from the other kids. I can't say I was ecstatic to be different. My mom tells me that when I was little I got mad at her an...


I Am Not An Object

Posted Avatar Kookie_18 , High Schooler

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When my cousins and I decided to walk down to the market for ice cream one day, I truly thought nothing of it. I shrugged on a t-shirt and pair of shorts and skipped out the door with the thought of a nice cold treat awaiting me in the blistering Indian sun. As we walked along the sidewalk, I started to feel slightly uncomfortable.You know that feeling where you get the sense that someone is watching you? Well, that's how I felt. I turned around to find a man staring at me, eyes glued to my behi...


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    Small changes can make a big difference.


    Member since July 27, 2017


    Age 13 • 3 Posts