The World to Prove

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic


What it's like cheering for yourself, even when no one else is behind you.

Submitted: August 09, 2018

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Ever since I was a little kid

I saw a spark in myself that no one else did

I’ve always had the world to prove

And never anything to lose

 

One more rep

A few more steps

All to show

I had something they didn’t know

 

But when I showed off

They would still scoff

“That’s all you’ve got?

You’ll never even have a shot.”

 

Trophies stacked higher

But they only fueled my fire

They were all wrong

I was the best all along

 

I smile at my reflection

But still no cheering section

How’d I come into my own?

Just like this, alone

 


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